a government office for the transaction of business relating to public lands.
(US & Canadian) an office that administers the sale of public land
- Land-office business
[land-aw-fis, -of-is] /ˈlændˌɔ fɪs, -ˌɒf ɪs/ noun 1. a lively, booming, expanding, or very profitable business. noun 1. (US & Canadian, informal) a booming or thriving business A thriving, expanding, or very profitable concern or volume of trade. For example, After the storm they did a land-office business in snow shovels and rock salt. This […]
noun 1. a land of unusual fertility and abundance. 2. the blessings of heaven. 3. the Promised Land. noun 1. (Old Testament) the land of natural fertility promised to the Israelites by God (Ezekiel 20:6) 2. any fertile land, state, etc
[nod] /nɒd/ noun 1. the mythical land of sleep. noun 1. (Old Testament) a region to the east of Eden to which Cain went after he had killed Abel (Genesis 4:14) 2. an imaginary land of sleep noun sleep Word Origin a pun on the Biblical place name in Genesis To “go off to the […]
noun 1. Arkansas (used as a nickname).