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English noun: dry land

1. dry land (object) the solid part of the earth's surface

SamplesThe plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land.
The earth shook for several minutes.
He dropped the logs on the ground.

Synonymsearth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma

Broader (hypernym)object, physical object

Narrower (hyponym)archipelago, beachfront, cape, champaign, coastal plain, field, floor, foreland, forest, island, isthmus, land mass, landmass, mainland, neck, ness, oxbow, peninsula, plain, slash, timber, timberland, wonderland, woodland

Instance hyponymAmerica

Part meronymEarth, globe, world

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