Terra meaning

tĕrə
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(name, proper, place) The planet earth, as in science fiction.
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(Roman mythology) The Roman counterpart of the Greek goddess, Gaia/Gaea.
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A rough upland or mountainous region of the moon or other solar system body often having a high albedo relative to other surface features.
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A rough highland or mountainous region of the moon with a relatively high albedo.
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A vast highland region on a planet.
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A rough upland or mountainous region of the moon with a relatively high albedo.
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(astronomy) The planet Earth.
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A female given name.
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Origin of terra

  • Latin earth, land terrace

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin terra (“earth, land (dirt)")

    From Wiktionary