Overlander

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Overlander One who travels over lands or countries; one who travels overland.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n overlander In Australia:
    • n overlander Originally, one who crossed the country before railways were introduced.
    • n overlander A difficult journey.
    • n overlander A man who drives sheep and cattle across country, from one colony to another.
    • n overlander A tramp; a sundowner.
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Usage

In literature:

One day the news came overland that the English had taken New Amsterdam.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
It is, probably, a mere accident that the wholesale shops for overland tea are situated in the Chinese rows.
"Russian Rambles" by Isabel F. Hapgood
Leaving half the band in their boats, Radisson marched overland with two hundred warriors.
"Pathfinders of the West" by A. C. Laut
They were just setting out to carry their burden overland on a track which led straight to the barrage which had turned us back.
"Letters from France" by C. E. W. Bean
And perhaps there is a way to reach the sea more swiftly than by returning overland.
"Star Born" by Andre Norton
At a portage or "carry," the canoe is carried overland on the shoulders, and though some guides scorn to use a carrier, others are glad of them.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
The next great improvement was the use of steam-power to transport people and goods overland.
"Stories of Later American History" by Wilbur F. Gordy
Take, for example, the great Overland Route from Europe to Asia.
"The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book" by Various
The group before us has come from the Sahara, a month's long journey overland, on foot!
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
I'm afraid I wasn't too prepossessing an object, on any of those visits, after I had tramped in overland.
"Then I'll Come Back to You" by Larry Evans
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In poetry:

What are you doing now, Paddy Magee?
Grafting, or spelling now, Paddy Magee?
Breaking, or branding?
Or overlanding,
Out on the sand ridges, Paddy Magee?
"Paddy McGee" by Harry Breaker Morant
The toil of it none may share;
By yourself must the way be won
Through fervid or frozen air
Till the overland journey's done;
And I would not take, for your own dear sake, one thorn from your track,
my son.
"Wilfred" by John Le Gay Brereton
He got a wire from Adelaide—on business, understand—
And left his wife to follow round, and journeyed overland.
That very night, while musing in a quiet spot on deck,
I caught her with her arms about a first-class Johnnie’s neck.
"Johnson' s Wonder" by Henry Lawson
Not a horse-bell of ours but the gum trees have heard
As their watch by our camp fire they keep;
Not a tired overlander, stretched, booted and spurred,
In a dream of mobs rushing has muttered and stirred
But the gums sang him back to his sleep.
"A Leaf From Macquarie" by William Henry Ogilvie

In news:

TOPEKA — Wichita, Overland Park and Topeka took part today in a Spot the Tot event.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Opal Schuetz, 100, of Overland Park, Kan. And formerly of Effingham and Merritt Island, Fla.
14852 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, Kansas 66223 913-681-7672 3womendesserts.com.
Buy this image Nancy Davidson, of Overland Park, is handed a tie while hanging garland while preparing her booth, Stick Sisters, for the Holiday Boutique at the Overland Park Convention Center on Wednesday, Nov 7.
Body Found In Overland Park Creek After 6-Day Search.
Overland Park Soldier Casualty Is Memorial Day Focus.
Kansas City, Overland Park Mayors Talk Regional Cooperation.
Overland , MO Radio Stations.
Overland Park New Convention Center to Enhance City's Image.
1948 Willys Panel Classic Truck1948 Willys Overland Panel Truck 350 350.
Overland High School Overview.
Local Overland Club Dog Members.
Slant Six Willys Out of LaGrange, Georgia, comes John Schlicher and his '51 Willys Overland with one of the most complete Volare conversions anyone has ever seen.
Overland Park — Overland Park residents will be able to carry their guns in public, with certain restrictions.
Jeep Lower Forty and Wrangler Overland Concepts.
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In science:

Dome C is accessed, for cargo, by three overland tractor traverses per season.
Astronomy in Antarctica
No stations are as yet envisaged for Ridge A, however, nor are any overland traverses planned to the site.
Astronomy in Antarctica
Prior to 2006, all SDD fabrications were made in a Paris laboratory, which engendered the overland transportation of the SDDs to the underground experimental site in a state of ”suspended animation”.
In January 2005, via overland traverse, Dome A was first visited by the Polar Research Institute of China (hereinafter PRIC).
Testing and Data Reduction of the Chinese Small Telescope Array (CSTAR) for Dome A, Antarctica
As part of this program, PRIC conducted a second expedition to Dome A, arriving via overland traverse in January 2008.
Testing and Data Reduction of the Chinese Small Telescope Array (CSTAR) for Dome A, Antarctica
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