AskDefine | Define lands

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

lands
  1. Plural of land

Verb

lands
  1. third-person singular of land

Icelandic

Noun

lands

Swedish

Noun

lands
  1. Form of indefinite genitive singular, land

Extensive Definition

Land may refer to:
  • Land, the part of the Earth that is not covered by water
  • terrestrial ecoregion
    • Landform, a feature of the land
    • Landscape, the layout, appearance and character of a land area
    • Land bridge, a feature exposed during periods of low sea level
  • Länder, the Federal states of Germany or Austria
  • län in Sweden (and lääni in Finland)
A synonym for a region belonging to a people:
In law:
In economics:
  • Land (economics), a factor of production comprising all naturally occurring resources
  • Land economy, the study of land usage and development
  • Land grant, a gift of land made by the government for public projects
  • Land reform, the redistribution of land
In music:
A surname found in Britain, Denmark, Germany and the US:
Other:
lands in Breton: Bro
lands in Welsh: Tir
lands in Danish: Land
lands in German: Land
lands in Indonesian: Land
lands in Italian: Land
lands in Georgian: მიწა
lands in Dutch: Land
lands in Dutch Low Saxon: Laand
lands in Japanese: ランド
lands in Norwegian: Land
lands in Polish: Kraj
lands in Russian: Федеральная земля
lands in Slovak: Krajina
lands in Swedish: Land (olika betydelser)
lands in Chinese: 土地
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