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 Meanings and Examples of LAND
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land
 n.  the solid part of the earth's surface
 n.  a country
 v.  arrive on land from the sea or air
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The scene was perfectly solitary; a few boats were returning towards land, but I sailed away from them.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
2  Coarse grass and rank weeds straggled over all the marshy land in the vicinity.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
3  The way in which he had been managing his land revolted him and had lost all attraction for him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 24
4  The cattle-yard, the garden, hay fields, and arable land, divided into several parts, had to be made into separate lots.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 29
5  And there a merchant will get three acres of land, worth ten roubles, as security for the loan of one rouble.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 17
6  In Petersburg Vronsky intended to arrange a partition of the land with his brother, while Anna meant to see her son.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 13
7  On the land I scarcely walk or drive about at all to look after things.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 15
8  Before I took to seeing after the land, I had a salary of three hundred pounds from the service.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 29
9  Busy as usual with the land, answered Levin.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 14
10  And the ploughing of the further land to go on without a break so as to let it ripen lying fallow.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 13
11  Konstantin Levin, whose presence was needed in the plough land and meadows, had come to take his brother in the trap.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 2
12  Don't you try to land by yourself, or you'll smash everything to pieces.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
13  And Gerda was so glad to be on dry land again; but she was rather afraid of the strange old woman.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
14  Now the queen once travelled through the land, and she had her little daughter with her.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
15  The king of a great land died, and left his queen to take care of their only child.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
Example Sentence: (129 in 9 pages)
16  We travelled by land until we reached the sea.
17  Once upon a time in a faraway land there lived a princess in a big castle.
18  To tour Sri Lanka is to take a voyage of discovery through a land of endless variety.
19  He was a great public benefactor and gave land for building the sea wall.
20  The farmer warned us off his land when we tried to camp there.
21  This was a clear-cut case of the original land owner being in the right.
22  Desert land stretches eastward across Arabia into Central Asia.
23  The land was enclosed in the seventeenth century.
24  The cost of land in Tokyo is prohibitive.
25  The land loses its protective cover of vegetation and soon turns into desert.
26  A vast tract of land is ready for development.
27  The land is barren on the east coast.
28  Because the airport was closed, the pilot had to land the plane in an open field.
29  Chissano said Western governments should stump up the cash to fund land redistribution.
30  Farmers are custodians of the land for the next generation.