a melodic cadential formula, associated especially with the Ars Nova music of Francesco Landini, progressing from the tonic to the leading tone, then to the submediant and back to the tonic.
[lan-dis] /ˈlæn dɪs/ noun 1. Kenesaw Mountain [ken-uh-saw] /ˈkɛn əˌsɔ/ (Show IPA), 1866–1944, U.S. jurist: first commissioner of baseball 1920–44.
[land-ley-dee] /ˈlændˌleɪ di/ noun, plural landladies. 1. a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house, , etc., to others. 2. a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse. /ˈlændˌleɪdɪ/ noun (pl) -dies 1. a woman who owns and leases property 2. a landlord’s wife 3. a woman who owns or […]
noun, Nautical. 1. (in an ice floe) an opening that leads toward a shore.
plural noun 1. the ability to adjust one’s sense of balance and motion to walking on land, as after a sea journey or flight: It took the astronauts some time to regain their land legs after the long space mission.