noun, Also called, especially British, landslip
[land-slip] /ˈlændˌslɪp/ (Show IPA), (for defs 1, 2).
the downward falling or of a mass of soil, detritus, or rock on or from a steep slope.
the mass itself.
an election in which a particular victorious candidate or party receives an overwhelming mass or majority of votes:
the 1936 landslide for Roosevelt.
any overwhelming victory:
She won the contest by a landslide.
verb (used without object), landslid, landslid or landslidden, landsliding.
to come down in or as in a landslide.
to win an election by an overwhelming majority.
Also called landslip
1670s, from land (n.) + slip (n.).
1856, American English, from land (n.) + slide (n.). Earlier was landslip, still preferred in Britain. Old English used eorðgebyrst in this sense; literally “earth-burst.” In the political sense, landslide “lopsided electoral victory” is attested from 1888.
[lahnts-mawl] /ˈlɑnts mɔl/ noun 1. . /ˈlɑːntsmoːl/ noun 1. another name for Nynorsk
[lahnts-muh n-shahft] /ˈlɑnts mənˌʃɑft/ noun, plural landsmanshaften [lahnts-muh n-shahf-tuh n] /ˈlɑnts mənˌʃɑf tən/ (Show IPA). Yiddish. 1. a fraternal organization made up of immigrants from the same region.
[landz-muh n] /ˈlændz mən/ noun, plural landsmen. 1. Also, landman. a person who lives or works on land. 2. an inexperienced sailor or one who has not been to sea before. [lahnts-muh n] /ˈlɑnts mən/ noun, plural landsleit [lahnts-lahyt] /ˈlɑnts laɪt/ (Show IPA). English, landsmen. Yiddish. 1. a person from the same town, geographical area, […]
noun 1. any gastropod of the widely distributed order Stylommatophora, containing usually small, brown or mottled hermaphroditic snails: some more colorful species, introduced into North America, are agricultural pests. 2. any terrestrial snail.