landing field

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n landing field a place where planes take off and land
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Usage

In literature:

The valley lands and the lower slopes of the hills are laid out in terraces, and irrigated rice fields extend near the rivers.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
Tent sub-divisions of field ambulances are not to land.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
In Lower Normandy the shore sloped down to the sea in pasture-lands, fields, and meadows.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII." by Guy de Maupassant
They crossed fair fields and beautiful streams that reminded them of their own native land, and came within view of giant ancient forests.
"The Brighton Boys in the Radio Service" by James R. Driscoll
Thereafter having brought his ships to land chose he out a battle-field whereon to fight King Ragnfrod.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
The land was so shaken up that the fields of one man were thrust into those of his neighbor.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
In the distance, beyond the town landing field they were now approaching, Kinton saw a halted ground car.
"Exile" by Horace Brown Fyfe
It befell that a widowed lady, to whom the brook and the land belonged, came walking in the fields with her maids.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
The land next to the Field, however, was for the most part undeveloped.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
Nothing but fields and fields, as far as the eye can reach; nothing but land and sky.
"The Choice of Life" by Georgette Leblanc
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In poetry:

The green fields seemed in the distance growing
To silken squares on a weaver’s loom,
As oversea came the land-wind blowing
The faint sweet scent of the clover bloom.
"Years Ago" by Victor James Daley
Yes: wheresoe’er one trace of thee is found,
As in the sacred land, the shadows fall:
With beating hearts we roam the haunted ground,
Lone battle-field, or crumbling prison hall.
"King Charles the Martyr" by John Keble
She hath sent her winds to whisper
Of the far lands whence they roam,
Sent her shouting storms to call us
From the green field of our home,
With a dream of far wild places
And the roving, racing foam.
"A Song Of The Open" by Cicely Fox Smith
I saw a tract of ocean locked in-land
Within a field's embrace -
The very sea! Afar it fled the strand
And gave the seasons chase,
And met the night alone, the tempest spanned,
Saw sunrise face to face.
"A Poet's Wife" by Alice Meynell
Bards for my own land, only, I invoke;
(For the war, the war is over—the field is clear'd,)
Till they strike up marches henceforth triumphant and onward,
To cheer, O mother, your boundless, expectant soul.
"As I Sat Alone" by Walt Whitman
Low on the field of his fame, past hope lay the Admiral triumphant,
And fain to rest him after all his pain;
Yet for the love that he bore to his own land, ever unforgotten,
He prayed to see the western hills again.
"The Death Of Admiral Blake" by Sir Henry Newbolt

In news:

In a vacant lot valued at $25 million, refugees in Phoenix have become accidental farmers in an unlikely urban field that is part of an ambitious plan to transform unused land.
PONDSIDE—A helicopter is slated to land at Daisy Field and haul equipment to the roof of the 30-story Jamaicaway Tower on Sun.
The event will be held harbor-side at Spanish Landing Park, San Diego (across from Lindbergh Field) from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.
A small plane lost its power and crash-landed at a soccer field at Cal State Northridge today, injuring two people, a city fire spokesman and an FAA official said.
A single engine plane crash-landed in an alfalfa field southeast of Patterson late Tuesday morning, Nov 6.
Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug 5, to watch the historic landing of the Mars rover Curiosity on the mysterious red planet.
NFL team's jet landed at Point Mugu at about 1:45 pm On Monday, the Cowboys will hold the first practice in a three-week training camp based at River Ridge field in Oxnard.
Brownville, NY, Jul 07, 2011 — The land just off eastern Lake Ontario near Watertown contains thousands of acres of fields and wetlands that are valuable habitat for birds and wildlife.
A plane had a rough landing in Gillespie Field in El Cajon this morning, according to El Cajon Fire Department.
Helicopter towed from field after emergency landing behind Southwest Portland middle school.
Northbound US Highway 101 is partially blocked one half mile south of Fields Landing after a car hit a deer, according to scanner activity and the California Highway Patrol website.
US President Barack Obama walks past an oil rig to a stage to speaks at an oil and gas production fields on federal lands March 21, 2012 near Maljamar, NM.
Sam Koch hoping for soft landing at Heinz Field.
Thousands and thousands of fans wait every year to see if they can land season tickets to the Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field.
The male suffered minor head injuries while attempting to land the plane safely in a cotton field off Highway 129.
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