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1land/ˈlænd/noun
plurallands
1land
/ˈlænd/
noun
plurallands
Learner's definition of LAND  
[noncount] : the solid part of the surface of the Earth: an area of ground— often used before another noun
— see also dry landlay of the landwetland
: an area of the earth's solid surface that is owned by someone
[noncount]
[plural]
— often used before another noun
[count] : a country or nation— sometimes used figuratively
the land : land in the countryside that is thought of as providing a simple and good way of living

how the land lies

chiefly British
: the true facts about a situation

in the land of the living

informal
: alive

land of milk and honey

: a place where there is plenty of food and money and life is very easy

live off/on the fat of the land

— see 2fat
2land/ˈlænd/verb
landslandedlanding
2land
/ˈlænd/
verb
landslandedlanding
Learner's definition of LAND  
[no object] : to return to the ground or another surface after a flight
   b [+ object] : to cause (an airplane, helicopter, etc.) to return to the ground or another surface after a flight
[no object] : to hit or come to a surface after falling or moving through the air— sometimes used figuratively
   b [+ object]sports : to complete (a jump or other athletic movement) by landing on your feet
[+ object] : to cause (someone) to be in a specified place or situation
   b [no object] : to reach or come to a place or situation that was not planned or expected
[+ object] : to succeed in getting (something)
[+ object] : to put (someone or something) onto the shore from a ship or boat
   b [no object] : to go onto the shore from a ship or boat
   c [no object]of a ship or boat or its passengers : to reach the shore
[+ object] : to catch and bring in (a fish)
[+ object] : to hit someone with (a punch, blow, etc.)

land in your lap

— see 1lap

land with

[phrasal verb]
land (someone) with (something or someone)British, informal 
: to force (someone) to deal with (something or someone unpleasant)
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