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This page has 74 definitions of land with English translations in 12 languages. Land is a noun, verb and romanization. Examples of how to use land in a sentence are shown. Also define these 90 related words and terms: part, Earth, ocean, water, real estate, landed, property, buildings, erected, country, region, come, homeplace, homeland, soil, farming, realm, domain, agriculture, plough, furrow, field, electronics, conducting, board, chip, connect, wire, compact disc, recording, medium, pit, travel, ground, floor, nautical, lap, strake, clinker-built, boat, plate, iron, vessel, landing, indentation, perforation, groove, millstone, dwelling, tenement, roof, entry, surface, alight, shore, dock, acquire, secure, deliver, lant, urine, nation, stat, countryside, land, lande, first person, singular, present tense, indicative mood, landen, imperative mood, coast, state, 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳, earth, tract, estate, lond, livestock, district, province, owned, lann, prowincja, wieś, federal, Germany, territory, and plot.

See also: Land, länd, lǟnd, and -land

English land definition

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English lond, land, from Old English land, lond (earth, land, soil, ground; defined piece of land, territory, realm, province, district; landed property; country (not town); ridge in a ploughed field), from Proto-West Germanic *land, from Proto-Germanic *landą (land), from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Cognate with Scots laund (land), West Frisian lân (land), Dutch land (land, country), German Land (land, country, state), Norwegian and Swedish land (land, country, shore, territory), Icelandic land (land). Non-Germanic cognates include Old Irish lann (heath), Welsh llan (enclosure), Breton lann (heath), Old Church Slavonic лѧдо (lędo), from Proto-Slavic *lęda (heath, wasteland) and Albanian lëndinë (heath, grassland).

Noun

land (countable and uncountable, plural lands)

  1. The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
    Most insects live on land.
    • Water definition
      A substance (of molecular formula H2O) found at room temperature and pressure as a clear liquid; it is present naturally as rain, and found in rivers, lakes and seas; its solid form is ice and its gaseous form is steam. (1 of 18 water definitions)
  2. Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected.
    There are 50 acres of land in this estate.
    • Erected definition
      simple past tense and past participle of erect
  3. A country or region.
    They come from a faraway land.
  4. A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.
    • Homeplace definition
      The part of a piece of land on which a home is built.
  5. The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.
    wet land; good or bad land for growing potatoes
  6. (often in combination) realm, domain.
    I'm going to Disneyland.
    Maybe that's how it works in TV-land, but not in the real world.
  7. (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.
    • Plough definition
      A device pulled through the ground in order to break it open into furrows for planting. (1 of 7 plough definitions)
  8. (Irish English, colloquial) A shock or fright.
    He got an awful land when the police arrived.
  9. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.
    • Electronics definition
      The study and use of electrical devices that operate by controlling the flow of electrons or other electrically charged particles or by converting the flow of charged particles to or from other forms of energy. (1 of 3 electronics definitions)
    • Connect definition
      To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object. (1 of 7 connect definitions)
    • Wire definition
      Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die. (1 of 15 wire definitions)
  10. On a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.
    • 1935, H. Courtney Bryson, The Gramophone Record (page 72)
      Now, assume that the recording is being done with 100 grooves per inch, and that the record groove is .006 inch wide. This means that the land on either side on any given groove in the absence of sound waves is .004 inch.
  11. (travel) The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.
    Our city offices sell a lot more land than our suburban offices.
    • Travel definition
      To be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another. (1 of 6 travel definitions)
  12. (obsolete) The ground or floor.
    • Floor definition
      The interior bottom or surface of a house or building; the supporting surface of a room. (1 of 17 floor definitions)
  13. (nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
    • Iron definition
      A common, inexpensive metal, silvery grey when untarnished, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel. (1 of 14 iron definitions)
  14. In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.
    1. (ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.
    • 2008 August 1, Steele, Lisa, “Ballistics”, in Eric York Drogin, editor, Science for Lawyers, American Bar Association, page 16:
      The FBI maintains a database, the General Rifling Characteristics (GRC) file, which is organized by caliber, number of lands and grooves, direction of twist, and width of lands and grooves, to help an examiner figure out the origin of a recovered bullet.
    • 2012 November 15, “One Way to Get Off”, in Elementary, season 1, episode 7, spoken by Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller):
      The human eye is a precision instrument. It can detect grooves and lands on a slug more efficiently than any computer.
  15. (Scotland, historical) A group of dwellings or tenements under one roof and having a common entry.
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Verb

land (third-person singular simple present lands, present participle landing, simple past and past participle landed)

  1. (intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
    The plane is about to land.
  2. (dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle.
    • 1859, “Rules adopted by the Sixth Avenue Railway, N. Y.”, quoted in Alexander Easton, A Practical Treatise on Street or Horse-Power Railways, page 108:
      10. You will be civil and attentive to passengers, giving proper assistance to ladies and children getting in or out, and never start the car before passengers are fairly received or landed.
  3. (intransitive) To come into rest.
  4. (intransitive) To arrive on land, especially a shore or dock, from a body of water.
    • Shore definition
      Land adjoining a non-flowing body of water, such as an ocean, lake or pond. (1 of 2 shore definitions)
  5. (transitive) To bring to land.
    It can be tricky to land a helicopter.
    Use the net to land the fish.
  6. (transitive) To acquire; to secure.
    • 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      As Di Matteo celebrated and captain John Terry raised the trophy for the fourth time, the Italian increased his claims to become the permanent successor to Andre Villas-Boas by landing a trophy.
  7. (transitive) To deliver. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  8. (intransitive) To go down well with an audience.
    Some of the comedian's jokes failed to land.
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Translations

Etymology 2

From Old English hland.

Noun

land (uncountable)

  1. lant; urine

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for land in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Afrikaans land definition

Etymology

From Dutch land, from Old Dutch lant, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lant/, [länt], [lant]

Noun

land (plural lande)

  1. country; nation

Danish land definition

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Danish land, from Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, cognate with English land, German Land.

Noun

land n (singular definite landet, plural indefinite lande)

  1. country (a geographical area that is politically independent)
    Synonyms: stat, nation
  2. (uncountable, chiefly definite singular) country, countryside (rural areas outside the cities with agricultural production)
  3. land (part of Earth that is not covered in water)
  4. (as the last part of compounds) a large area or facility dedicated to a certain type of activity or merchandise
Usage notes

In compounds: land-, lande-, lands-.

Inflection
Derived terms

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

land

  1. imperative of lande
    • Lande definition
      Obsolete form of land.

Dutch land definition

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch lant, from Old Dutch lant, from Proto-West Germanic *land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Noun

land n (plural landen, diminutive landje n)

  1. land; country
  2. land (part of Earth not covered by water)
Derived terms
Descendants

Etymology 2

Verb

land

  1. first-person singular present indicative of landen
    • Present Tense definition
      A grammatical tense whose principal function is to locate a situation or event in the present time.
    • Landen definition
      to (arrive on) land from the air (for birds, airplanes) (1 of 5 landen definitions)
  2. imperative of landen

Elfdalian land definition

Etymology

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Swedish land.

Noun

land n

  1. country; nation

Declension


Faroese land definition

Etymology 1

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Noun

land n (genitive singular lands, plural lond)

  1. land
  2. coast
    • Coast definition
      The edge of the land where it meets an ocean, sea, gulf, bay, or large lake. (1 of 4 coast definitions)
  3. country, nation
  4. ground, soil
  5. the state
Declension
n8 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative land landið lond londini
Accusative land landið lond londini
Dative landi landinum londum londunum
Genitive lands landsins landa landanna
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Etymology 2

From Old Norse hland, from Proto-Germanic *hlandą, from Proto-Indo-European *klān- (liquid, wet ground). Cognate with Lithuanian klanas (pool, puddle, slop).

Noun

land n (genitive singular lands, uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) urine
Declension
n8 Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative land landið
Accusative land landið
Dative landi landinum
Genitive lands landsins

Gothic land definition

Romanization

land

  1. Romanization of 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
    • 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳 definition
      land

Icelandic land definition

Etymology

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Pronunciation

Noun

land n (genitive singular lands, nominative plural lönd)

  1. (uncountable) land, earth, ground (part of the Earth not under water)
  2. (countable) country
    Japan er fallegt land.
    Japan is a beautiful country.
  3. (uncountable) countryside, country
    Ég bý úti á landi.
    I live in the country.
  4. (uncountable) land, as a mass noun, measurable in quantity
  5. (countable) tracts of land, an estate
    Ég á þetta land og allt sem er á því.
    I own this land and everything on it.
    • Estate definition
      The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person. (1 of 12 estate definitions)

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Middle English land definition

Noun

land

  1. Alternative form of lond
    • Lond definition
      indefinite nominative/accusative plural of land

Norwegian Bokmål land definition

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑnː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑnː

Etymology 1

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Noun

land n (definite singular landet, indefinite plural land, definite plural landa or landene)

  1. country
  2. land
Derived terms


Etymology 2

Verb

land

  1. imperative of lande

References


Norwegian Nynorsk land definition

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Akin to English land.

Noun

land n (definite singular landet, indefinite plural land, definite plural landa)

  1. country
    Noreg er eit land i nord.
    Norway is a country in the north.
  2. land
    Det var mangel på land for jordbruk.
    There was a lack of land for agriculture.
Derived terms


Etymology 2

From Old Norse hland, from Proto-Germanic *hlandą.

Noun

land n (definite singular landet, indefinite plural land, definite plural landa)

  1. urine from livestock

References


Old Danish land definition

Etymology

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą.

Noun

land n (genitive lanz, plural land)

  1. land
    • 1241, Codex Holmiensis, prologue.
      Mæth logh skal land byggæs.
      With law shall land be built.

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Descendants


Old English land definition

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Old Saxon land, Old Frisian land, lond, Old Dutch lant (Dutch land), Old High German lant (German Land), Old Norse land (Swedish land), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳 (land). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Proto-Celtic *landā (Welsh llan (enclosure), Breton lann (heath)).

Pronunciation

Noun

land n

  1. land (dry portion of the Earth's surface)
  2. a country
  3. region within a country: district, province
  4. the country, countryside
  5. owned or tilled land, an estate
    • Owned definition
      simple past tense and past participle of own

Declension

Derived terms

Derived prefix terms
  • landādl f (nostalgia)
  • landælf f (land-elf)
  • landāgende (landowning)
  • landāgend m (landowner)
  • landār f (land holdings, a landed estate)
  • landbegang m (land tilling or dwelling)
  • landbegenga m (husbandman, farmer)
  • landbōc f (land charter)
  • landbrǣce m (land breaking or ploughing)
  • landbūende (dwelling in a land, living on earth)
  • landbūend f (a settlement, a colony)
  • landbūend m (husbandman, a native, an earthling)
  • landbūnes f (a settlement, a colony)
  • landcēap m (fine or tax on bought land)
  • landcofa m (the old city of Shechem)
  • landefne n (amount of land holdings)
  • landfæsten n (a land fastness, a stronghold)
  • landfeoh n (a land rent or tax)
  • landfirding f (overland military operations)
  • landfird f (a land journey, expedition, land force)
  • landfolc n (the people of the land)
  • landfruma m (a prince)
  • landġehwearf n (land swap)
  • landġemaca m (neighbor)
  • landgemǣre n (boundary, confine)
  • landġemirce n (boundary)
  • landġesceaft n (the earth's creation & created things)
  • landġeweorc n (a land's main stronghold)
  • landġewyrpe n (earthen heaps cast up)
  • landhæbbende (landowning, land-having as a ruler)
  • landhæfen f (land holdings)
  • landhere m (land forces)
  • landhlāford m (landlord, landowner)
  • landhredding f (redemption of mortgaged land)
  • landlagu f (law or regulation in a district)
  • landlēas (landless)
  • landlēoda m (a native of a land)
  • landlēod m (an inhabitant or the people of a land)
  • landlyre m (loss of land)
  • landmann m (a native of a land)
  • landmearca m (a territory)
  • landmearc (belonging to a land's boundaries)
  • landmearc f (boundary of a land or an estate)
  • landopenung f (a breaking up of land)
  • landrǣden f (district or country ordinance, disposition, or institution)l
  • landrest f (a grave)
  • landrīca f (a landlord)
  • landrīce n (a territory)
  • landriht n (the law of the land)
  • landsǣta m (a settler, colonist)
  • landsceap n (a district or swath of land, landscape)
  • landscearu f (a share or deal of land)
  • landscipe m (a region or swath of land)
  • landseten f (land possession or occupation thereof)
  • landsetla m (a settler or tenant)
  • landsidu m (custom of the land)
  • landsittende (occupying land)
  • landsōcn f (land or country seeking)
  • landspēdiġ (rich in land holdings or estates)
  • landspēd f (land holdings)
  • landsplott m (a small plot of ground)
  • landstede m (a land)
  • landstycce n (a small plot of land)
  • landwaru f (people of land, a land)
  • landweard m (the warden of a land, a prince)
  • landwela m (the earth's wealth)
 
Derived suffix terms
  • almeslond m (land bequeathed in frankalmoigne, i.e. rich in land is rich in soul)
  • ātland (land for the growing of oats, oatland)
  • bēanland (land for the growing of beans, beanland)
  • behātland (the promised land)
  • bēodland (land to defray food consumption, as in a monastery)
  • berland (land for the growing of barley, bearland)
  • bōcland (freehold)
  • bondeland (bond or leased land under written conditions)
  • burglond n (city-land, urban landscape)
  • burhland (burglond)
  • būrland (peasant occupied land)
  • cēapland (bought land, compare to landcēap)
  • ciricland (church-land, land belonging to the church)
  • dūnland (down or hilly land)
  • ēaland (a water land or island)
  • ealdland (long untilled or unploughed land)
  • eardland (a fatherland)
  • earningland (land earned or made freehold)
  • eġland (īġland)
  • eīġland (īġland)
  • eleland (a strange or foreign land)
  • emnland (even land, plains)
  • eringlond n (arable land)
  • etelond n (pasture land)
  • ēðelland (the homeland or native country)
  • fæstland (land hardened to withstand attacks)
  • feldland (a field or plain, antonym to dūnland)
  • fenland (lfen or fenland)
  • feohland (pasture land)
  • feorlond n (a far off land)
  • folcland (the folk-land, the land of the people)
  • fōsterland (land for fostering, fosterland)
  • friþland (a land at peace with one’s own)
  • gafolland (tenant land)
  • ġebūrland (farmland, husbanded land, the boors’ land)
  • ġedālland (land that may get owned by sundry partners, divided common land)
  • ġehātland (the promised land)
  • ġehlotland (land doled out by lot)
  • ġelonda m (a fellow countryman, a ġelēod)
  • ġenēatland (tenant land)
  • ġerēfland (tributary land)
  • hǣþfeldland (moorland or heathland)
  • hēafodland (a headland or boundary)
  • hēahlandrīca (a justice of the peace)
  • hēahland (the high ground)
  • hereġeatland (obligatory bequest of land to a lord or king, Heriot-land)
  • hwǣteland (land for the growing of wheat, wheatland)
  • īġland (island)
  • inland (Demesne land)
  • irfeland (heritable land)
  • irþland (arable land)
  • lǣnland (loaned or leased land)
  • līnland (land for the growing of flax or linseed)
  • mǣdland m (meadow or mown grass land)
  • mǣdweland (meadow or mown grass land)
  • mæstland (land for the forthteeing of mast, i.e. tree nuts)
  • mearcland (borderland, or wasteland beyond the tilled land, marshland)
  • merscland (marshland)
  • mōrland (moorland, the wild & hilly hinterland)
  • muntland (hilly country)
  • mynsterland (land belonging to the monastery)
  • nēahland (neighboring country)
  • norþland (a northern land, the northern shore)
  • rēfland (sundorġerēfland, i.e. particular tributary lands)
  • rihtlandġemǣre n (lawful boundary)
  • sacerdland (land set aside for priests)
  • sǣland (maritime district)
  • sandland (the seashore)
  • scrūdland (a land grant wherewith to buy clothing)
  • sīdland (wide open land)
  • sundorland (separate or particularly owned land)
  • sūþland (a southern land, the southern shore)
  • tēoþungland (land subject to tithe payment)
  • timberland (timberland)
  • tūnland (land of a farm or estate)
  • þēodland (a peopled region or country)
  • unfriþland (a hostile country)
  • unland (a thing that is not land)
  • uppeland (rural country away from town)
  • ūtanlandes (abroad)
  • ūtland (a foreign country or land)
  • wealhland (a foreign country or land)
  • wīdland (broad land, the earth’s surface)
  • wīnland (grapevine land, wine producing region)
 
Derived national terms
  • Bretland (Britain)
  • Brytenlond n (the land of Britain, Britain)
  • Brytland (the land of Britain, Britain, Wales)
  • Centland (Kentish land, Kent)
  • Cumberland (Cumberland)
  • Cwēnland (historical Lapland, or roughly Finland)
  • Ēastland (the eastern lands, the Orient, or Estonia)
  • Francland (Frankland, land of the Franks, i.e. France)
  • Freslond n (Friesland, Frisia)
  • Gotland (Gothland, or Götaland, i.e. a region of Norway)
  • Grēcland (Greece)
  • Hālgoland (Hålogaland, i.e. a region of Norway)
  • Hungerland (Hungary)
  • Īraland (Ireland)
  • Langaland (a Danish island in the Baltic Sea)
  • Scedeland
  • Scotland (a name for Ireland ere the Scottish left it behind)
  • Seaxland (England)
  • Swēoland (Sweden)
  • Weonodland (the land of the Wends)
  • Wihtland (an alternative to Wiht, or the Isle of Wight)
  • Wīsleland (the land around the Vistula river in Poland)
 

Related terms

  • belandian (to bereave of land, dispossess)
  • belendan (to bereave of land, dispossess)
  • ġelandian (to land, to become land)
  • ġelendan (to near, land, or come into lands as wealth)
  • lendan (to come to land)

Descendants

References


Old Irish land definition

Noun

land ?

  1. Alternative spelling of lann

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
land
also lland after a proclitic
land
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Norse land definition

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Old Saxon land, Old Frisian land, lond, Old English land, lond, Old Dutch lant, Old High German lant, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳 (land).

Noun

land n (genitive lands, plural lǫnd)

  1. land

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Descendants

References

  • land inGeir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Saxon land definition

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *land.

Cognate with Old English land, lond, Old Frisian land, lond, Dutch land, Old High German lant (German Land), Old Norse land (Swedish land), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳 (land). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Proto-Celtic *landā (Welsh llan (enclosure), Breton lann (heath)).

Pronunciation

Noun

land n

  1. land

Declension


Descendants

  • Middle Low German: lant
    • Dutch Low Saxon: laand
    • German Low German: Land

Old Swedish land definition

Etymology

From Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą.

Noun

land n

  1. land

Declension

Descendants


Polish land definition

Etymology

From German Land, from Middle High German lant, from Old High German lant, from Proto-West Germanic *land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Pronunciation

Noun

land m inan

  1. Land (federal state in Austria and Germany)
  2. (Poznań) countryside (rural area)
    Synonyms: prowincja, wieś
    • Wieś definition
      country (the country, rural area, as opposed to the town or city) (1 of 2 wieś definitions)

Declension

Further reading

  • land in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • land in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian land definition

Etymology

From German Land

Noun

land n (plural landuri)

  1. land (German and Austrian province)

Declension


Spanish land definition

Etymology

From German Land.

Noun

land m (plural lands)

  1. one of the federal states of Germany
    • 2020 January 29, “El coronavirus ya se transmite fuera de China y se teme por su afectación al Mobile”, in La Vanguardia[2]:
      Alemania confirmó ayer los cuatro primeros casos de coronavirus de Wuhan en su territorio, todos pertenecientes a la misma empresa de componentes de automóvil del land alemán de Baviera.
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    • Federal definition
      Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations. (1 of 2 federal definitions)

Further reading


Swedish land definition

Etymology

From Old Swedish land, from Old Norse land, from Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /land/, [l̪an̪ːd̪], (colloquial) /lan/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -and

Noun

land n

  1. a land, a country, a nation, a state
  2. (uncountable) land, ground, earth, territory; as opposed to sea or air
    land i sikte!
    land in sight!
    efter kriget tvangs förlorande staterna avträda mycket land
    after the war, the losing states had to cede much land
  3. (uncountable) land, countryside, earth, ground suitable for farming; as opposed to towns and cities
    livet på landet
    life in the countryside
    stad och land
    town and country
  4. a garden plot, short for trädgårdsland; small piece of ground for growing vegetables, flowers, etc.
    • Plot definition
      The course of a story, comprising a series of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means. (1 of 7 plot definitions)

Declension

Declension of land 1
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative land landet länder länderna
Genitive lands landets länders ländernas
Declension of land 2-3
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative land landet
Genitive lands landets
Declension of land 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative land landet land landen
Genitive lands landets lands landens

Synonyms

  • (country): nation
  • (neither sea nor air): backe, landbacke, mark
  • (ground suitable for farming): mark (owned land in general, for farming or not)

Derived terms

 

References


Zealandic land definition

Etymology

From Middle Dutch lant

Noun

land n (plural )

  1. land