Lande

Definitions

  • VIEW FROM THE TABLE-LAND
    VIEW FROM THE TABLE-LAND
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lande land an uncultivated healthy plain, esp. a sandy track along the sea-shore in south-western France.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Moses Views the Promised Land Moses Views the Promised Land
As si Looked when he Landed at Louisville 021 As si Looked when he Landed at Louisville 021
They Arrive in the "Land of the Boobies" They Arrive in the "Land of the Boobies"
EVENING: THE MERSEY FROM THE LANDING-STAGE EVENING: THE MERSEY FROM THE LANDING-STAGE
TROOP TRANSPORTS DISEMBARKING AT THE LANDING-STAGE, LIVERPOOL TROOP TRANSPORTS DISEMBARKING AT THE LANDING-STAGE, LIVERPOOL
They saw the land rise up like a huge mountain They saw the land rise up like a huge mountain
The Land of Memory The Land of Memory
BEHIND THE SCENES IN CINEMA-LAND BEHIND THE SCENES IN CINEMA-LAND

Quotations

  • Albert J. Beveridge
    Albert J. Beveridge
    “We are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands.”
  • Henry James
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    “If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I would steep myself in America, I would know no other land.”
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt%20Brecht
    “Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.”
  • Abram Joseph Ryan
    Abram Joseph Ryan
    “A land without ruins is a land without memories -- a land without memories is a land without history.”
  • Robert Frost
    Robert%20Frost
    “The land was ours before we were the land s. She was our land more than a hundred years before we were her people.”
  • Merlin
    Merlin
    “You are the land. The land is you.”

Idioms

Cloud cuckoo land - If someone has ideas or plans that are completely unrealistic, they are living on cloud cuckoo land.
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Fat of the land - Living off the fat of the land means having the best of everything in life.
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In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king - If surrounded by people less capable or able, someone who would not normally be considered special can shine.
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Land of nod - If someone has gone to the land of nod, they have fallen asleep or gone to bed.
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Lay of the land - The lay of the land is the way something is organised, runs, is arranged, etc. ('The lie of the land' is also used.)
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

In Negros, current sugar is raised from new lands (among the best) and from lands which are hardly considered suitable for cane-planting.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
The last I saw of our native land were the lofty cliffs of Wales.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
A gigantic army landed near the spot where Caesar had landed just a hundred years before.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
This was done in order that the sailors might look out more zealously for land, and so we might not fall upon land unexpectedly.
"Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680" by Jasper Danckaerts
By "high land," is meant land, the surface of which is not overflowed, as distinguished from swamps, marshes, and the like low lands.
"Farm drainage" by Henry Flagg French
When the convicts landed, they found a very dark-skinned race of natives in possession of the land.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Jesus again left the land of Tyre and passed through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, crossing the land of Decapolis.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
The crew of the landing grid would pick them up for safe and gentle landing.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Land of their own for tenant farmers, land for the homeless.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Nearly fifty years have elapsed, since Van Diemen's Land was numbered with the colonies of the British empire.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
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In poetry:

Land of the South, lead on, lead on,
Land of the South, lead on!
Land of the South, lead on, lead on,
Lead on, Land of the South!
"John Cornstalk" by Henry Lawson
Land of the South, lead on, lead on,
Land of the South, lead on!
Land of the South, lead on, lead on,
Lead on, Land of the South!
"John Cornstalk" by Henry Lawson
The poets in the tales they tell
And with their happy powers
Have made lands where their fancies dwell
Seem better lands than ours.
"Distant Hills" by John Clare
"Scotland, the land of all I love,
The land of all that love me;
Land whose green sod my youth hath trod,
Whose sod shall lie above me."
"Auld Mither Scotland" by Janet Hamilton
CHORUS:
Land of the South, lead on, lead on,
Land of the South, lead on!
Land of the South, lead on, lead on,
Lead on, Land of the South!
"John Cornstalk" by Henry Lawson
Hail! voyagers, hail!
Whence e'er ye come, where'er ye rove,
No calmer strand,
No sweeter land,
Will e'er ye view, than the Land of Love!
"The Land Of Love" by Herman Melville

In news:

The Mars Curiosity landing site is now called Bradbury Landing for science… (NASA ).
The fire is burning on National Forest land but officials said parts of some private lands may be affected.
The Detroit City Council narrowly approved a plan to sell 140 acres of land to a company that plans to plant 15,000 trees on the land, the Detroit News reports.
Sellers developed land preservation projects for the West Pikeland Land Trust and the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.
But some growers may be missing an opportunity by focusing on investing in land purchases rather than improving the land they have.
Pacquiao landed more punches and seemed to land the harder punches.
Land near Donelson to be added to city's greenway and park space, joining adjacent Metro-owned land More.
Australians have long been known as a nomadic bunch and that includes the long list of motorcycle champions who have left the land down under to pursue championships in foreign lands.
(AP) — Land conservancies and other farm preservation groups are launching a growing number of programs matching landowners with farmers to keep land in agricultural production.
Land conservancies and other farm preservation groups are launching a growing number of programs matching landowners with farmers to keep land in agricultural production.
"The land is your land".
Goodrich's Landing Gear team will provide the main and nose landing gear.
But instead of using their current sheds on park land, they could transport their oysters by water to a new site on private land.
Recent land acquisitions indicate the Land Trust means business Right off of Highway 129, hidden in the Pajaro Hills, lies Star Creek Ranch.
This Sunday the Bangor Land Trust is looking for your support to secure public access to local lands, conserve wildlife habitat and maintain trails.with this years Pedal the Penobscot is a RIDE, not a race.
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In science:

Also, if a piece with a + charge lands directly on top of a piece with a − charge, the two pieces annihilate.
Asymptotic Behavior of Random Heaps
Consider dropping pieces with sticky corners uniformly over the m columns, and when a piece lands directly on top of another piece, flip a coin and allow the two pieces to annihilate with probability p.
Asymptotic Behavior of Random Heaps
V + (rZ) (since commutator of u with V + lands inside U2α ).
Generators for Arithmetic Groups
The ”π of the Sky” experiment is one of the first steps on this new land.
"Pi of the Sky" - all-sky, real-time search for fast optical transients
Mweene H. V., ”Spin Description and Calculations in the Land´e Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics”, quant-ph/9907033 5.
Generalized Probability Amplitudes for Spin Projection Measurements on Spin 2 Systems
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