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noun landing pronunciation in American English /ˈlændɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of moving a plane down onto the ground at the end of a trip

    Keep your seat-belt fastened during take-off and landing.

    a crash/emergency landing:

    The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing.

    1. a.
      the action of hitting the ground when you fall or jump from somewhere high

      The thick grass gave me a soft landing.

  2. 2
    [countable] the area at the top of a set of stairs or between the sections of a set of stairs

    the third-floor landing

  3. 3
    [countable] an attack by soldiers arriving somewhere by boat

    the Grenada landings

  4. 4

    landing

    or

    landing place

    [countable] a place where you can leave a boat

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