Geology. an actual or hypothetical strip of land, subject to submergence, that connects adjacent continental landmasses and serves as a route of dispersal for plants and animals:
a prehistoric land bridge between Asia and North America.
a transcontinental rail route between countries, as those in Europe and the Far East, considered faster and less costly than all-sea routes.
(in zoogeography) a connecting tract of land between two continents, enabling animals to pass from one continent to the other
noun 1. a contract for the purchase and sale of land. 2. a contract in which a purchaser of real estate, upon making an initial payment, agrees to pay the seller stipulated amounts at specified intervals until the total purchase price is paid, the seller retaining legal title to the land as security for the […]
noun 1. any of several crabs, especially of the family Gecarcinidae, that live chiefly upon land, returning to the sea to breed. noun 1. any of various crabs, esp of the tropical family Gecarcinidae, that are adapted to a partly terrestrial life
noun 1. a member of any of several Dayak tribes of Sarawak and southwestern Borneo. Compare . 2. the Austronesian language of the Land Dayak.
/ˈlændrɒst/ noun 1. (South African, history) the chief magistrate of a district