Why choose we, then, like bilanders to creep / Along the coast, and land in view to keep? "” Dryden.
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Other Word Forms of Bilander
Origin of Bilander
Dutch billanderprobably frombinlanderinlanderfrombinnenlanderbinnenwithin (from Middle Dutch en in Indo-European roots) landlandlendh- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition