Definition of 'land'
Example sentences containing 'land'
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The committee failed to land a clean blow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are simply fewer people on the land to keep down the wild dog numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They manage to land planes there. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Spanish police took the men from the plane when the 11.15am flight landed. The Sun (2016)Are its fish not landed in British ports? Times, Sunday Times (2016)A neighbour said it was a quiet road and the air ambulance had landed in one of the surrounding fields. Times, Sunday Times (2017)By 2013 he owned 1,600 square miles of land in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The land area of the island is 538 acres, mostly devoted to agriculture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And this time the French champions are confident they can finally land the Arsenal boss. The Sun (2016)Norwegians live in a land made almost exclusively of mountains. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)We can provide a safe place to land with hard questions. Christianity Today (2000)Rain lands on the surfaces of the vegetation and fills the hollows. Geography Basic Facts (1983)The wild world and the tame world are just connected as the sea and the land. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The biggest problem for the new homes sector is land and planning restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They would have come with merchants by land or aboard ships. The Sun (2015)The victim suffered serious head and chest injuries when she landed on rocky ground. The Sun (2016)This is what will happen with land in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Huge areas of arid land could be made fruitful either for agriculture or for biochemical industry. Infinite in All Directions (1989)It is perfectly natural to align oneself to the land of your father. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is the promise of armed guards patrolling their land enough to appease the villagers? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He made it sound as though he had just landed his dream role. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The quiet skies mean both teams could make their way by land and sea. The Sun (2010)What is it about farming and the land that inspires such folly? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first flights have landed at the airport. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The challenger says he will walk through two punches to land five if necessary tonight. The Sun (2016)We want to ensure that we remain a free and prosperous land of opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he was not alone in landing a plum job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Under the current system planes land on one runway and take off from the other. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had worked his way through a large number of ministerial positions before finally landing the top job. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were on a little lake and we had to try to land somewhere where no one could see us. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The animal is under threat of extinction in the wild as its forest habitat is destroyed to make way for agricultural land. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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