Noun Definition


1.Definition: a domain in which something is dominant

"The untroubled kingdom of reason", "A land of make-believe", "The rise of the realm of cotton in the south"

Related Noun(s):kingdom, realm

Category: General

2.Definition: a politically organized body of people under a single government

"The state has elected a new president", "African nations", "Students who had come to the nation's capitol", "The country's largest manufacturer", "An industrialized land"

Related Noun(s):commonwealth, country, nation, state

Category: General

3.Definition: agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

"Farming is a strenuous life", "There's no work on the land any more"

Category: General

4.Definition: extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

"The family owned a large estate on Long Island"

Related Noun(s):acres, demesne, estate

Category: General

5.Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

"The land had never been plowed", "Good agricultural soil"

Related Noun(s):ground, soil

Category: Objects

6.Definition: territory over which rule or control is exercised

"His domain extended into Europe", "He made it the law of the land"

Related Noun(s):demesne, domain

Category: Places

7.Definition: the land on which real estate is located

"He built the house on land leased from the city"

Category: General

8.Definition: the people who live in a nation or country

Related Noun(s):country, nation

Category: General

9.Definition: the solid part of the earth's surface

"The plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land", "The earth shook for several minutes", "He dropped the logs on the ground"

Related Noun(s):earth, ground

Category: Objects

10.Definition: the territory occupied by a nation

"He returned to the land of his birth", "He visited several European countries"

Related Noun(s):country, state

Category: Places

11.Definition: United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)

Related Noun(s):din land, edwin herbert land

Category: People