- the act of coming to shore or of going or putting ashore
- a place where a ship or boat takes on or unloads cargo or passengers
- a platform at the end of a flight of stairs
- the act of alighting, or coming to the ground, as after a flight, jump, or fall
- a. The act or process of coming to land or rest, especially after a voyage or flight.b. A termination, especially of a voyage or flight.
- A site for loading and unloading passengers and cargo.
- landings An amount of fish or shellfish harvested in a particular place during a particular period.
- a. An intermediate platform on a flight of stairs.b. The area at the top or bottom of a staircase.
- Present participle of land.
- They burst out of the light, landing hard.
- Suddenly, she fell, just as quickly landing in a field with waist-high grass and a bright yellow sun overhead.
- "No it can't be, that would be too extraordinary," and at the very moment she thought this, the face and figure of Prince Andrew, in a fur cloak the deep collar of which covered with snow, appeared on the landing where the footman stood with the candle.
- She stepped through and emerged on the landing overlooking the desert.
- Hannah had succeeded in landing a big fish blueblood, a descendant of Italian royalty, whose old money placated the chilly welcome she received into a lifestyle far, far different from her own.