land mass


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Noun1.land mass - a large continuous extent of land
continent - one of the large landmasses of the earth; "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
subcontinent - a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
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land mass

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Game management and conservation have helped shape and enhance our landscapes for generations, and that management is now involved in some two thirds of the rural land mass of the UK.
He points out that, at its height, the British Empire covered a quarter of the land mass and a quarter of the population of the planet.
While both societies, eventually, and to varying degrees, attempted to enslave, torture, manipulate, and massacre native peoples, Dessens claims those in the West Indies sought to decimate indigenous people at a greater rate partly because they had less land mass.
Given China's land mass, railway transportation is more advantageous than trucks because of its high-volume loading capacity, speed, low cost, punctuality and environment-friendliness, Yang Cheng said.
I was always told as a child that Great Britain would fit 72 times into the land mass of India.
In Western states, government owns more than half the land mass.
New Zealand's Southern Alps form a towering backbone to the long land mass of South Island.
That's because tsunami waves grow taller as the sea gets shallower, which occurs near a large land mass or a continent.
This is a small island and we already accept more asylum seekers per land mass than any other country in the EU.
The truth is that because we have a huge land mass, a modest population and an economy vastly different than southern Ontario we have an extraordinarily difficult time being heard, much less listened to.
Also, a new endowment was set up in June that will benefit the 11 Council of the North dioceses such as the Arctic that are large in land mass but sparsely populated.