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The company bought the land last year.
Some of his land had been flooded.
Their ancient tribal lands have been taken away.
a vacant plot of land (=piece of land)
The land around here is pretty flat.
acres of agricultural land
Most of the world’s fertile land is already being cultivated.
The boxes eventually drifted to land after being in the sea for a week.
Swans are graceful swimmers, but they’re clumsy on land.
the mountains of distant lands
The news quickly spread throughout the land.
a land of wondrous wildlife and sweeping beauty
Many people emigrated to Canada believing that it was a land of opportunity.
They left the city and went back to the land to raise their children.
This is the American English definition of land. View British English definition of land.
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