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noun landing pronunciation in British 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 journey

    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.

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