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English noun: terra firma

1. terra firma (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.


Synonymsdry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground


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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