HyperDic: dry_land

English > 1 sense of the expression dry land:
NOUNobjectdry land, land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmathe solid part of the earth's surface
English > dry land: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe solid part of the earth's surface.
Synonymsland, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma
InstancesAmericaNorth America and South America and Central America
Part ofEarth, earth, world, globeThe 3rd planet from the sun
NarrowerarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
beachfrontA strip of land running along a beach
cape, nessA strip of land projecting into a body of water
coastal plainA plain adjacent to a coast
floorThe ground on which people and animals move about
forelandLand forming the forward margin of something
forest, woodland, timberland, timberLand that is covered with trees and shrubs
islandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
isthmusA relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger / larger land areas
landmass, land massA large continuous extent of land
mainlandThe main land mass of a country or continent
neckA narrow elongated projecting strip of land
oxbowThe land inside an oxbow bend in a river
peninsulaA large mass of land projecting into a body of water
plain, field, champaignextensive tract of level open land
slashAn open tract of land in a forest / forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)
wonderlandA place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsuelo, terreno, tierra firme, tierra
Catalansòl, terra ferma, terra

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