Land is defined as to bring something back to earth or to shore, or to achieve something or get something.(verb)
The definition of land is the part of the surface of the Earth that is solid ground and not water.(noun)
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Origin: ME < OE, akin to OHG lant < IE base *lendh-, unoccupied land, heath, steppe > Bret lann, heath (> Fr lande, moor), Welsh llan, enclosure, yard
Origin: ME landen < the n., replacing OE lendan < *landjan
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Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English; see lendh- in Indo-European roots.
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the practice of extensive or permanent absence from their property by owners. —absentee, n.
the llth-century Anglo-Saxon estate system in which absolute possession was invested in the holder. —alodialist, allodialist, alodiary, allodiary, n.
British, Obsolete, a form of land tenure under which land was held in return for payment of a fixed sum of money in rent or for rendering of service. Also called socage.
surveying for the purpose of showing boundary and property lines.
the science of land surveying.
the practice of purchasing land for another person who is not legally entitled to do so.
the right one landowner has been granted over the land of another, as the right of access to water, right of way, etc., at no charge.
Obsolete, the science of surveying.
a European system flourishing between 800-1400 based upon fixed relations of lord to vassal and all lands held in fee (as from the king), and requiring of vassal-tenants homage and service. Also feudality. — feudal, feudalistic, adj.
Medieval History. the land over which a person exercises control after vows of vassalage and service to an overlord. See feudalism.
the science of surveying. —gromatic, adj.
the use of photography for surveying or map-making.
surveying or map-making by means of photography. —phototopographic, phototopographical, adj.
a system of surveying in which distances are measured by reading intervals on a graduated rod intercepted by two parallel cross hairs in the telescope of a surveying instrument. —stadia, adj.
a surveying instrument for measuring vertical and horizontal angles. —theodolitic, adj.
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