land at

land at

1. To come to rest or port some place in a ship or plane. Due to choppy conditions in the harbor, we had to wait for nearly four hours before we could land at shore. We ended up having to land at Minnesota 30 minutes into the flight because there was a leak in our fuel tank.
2. To bring an air or sea vessel to rest or port some place. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "land" and "at." I'm trying to land the boat at the pier, but the current is too strong at the moment. Ladies and gentlemen, we'll be landing the plane at Dublin airport shortly.
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land something at

some place to bring a boat, ship, or airplane to rest or to port at or near a place. The captain landed the boat at a small island in hopes of finding a place to make repairs. They had to land the plane at a small town because of a medical emergency.
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land at

 some place
1. [for a ship] to come to port at a place. The ship landed at the wharf and the passengers got off. We landed at the island's main city and waited for customs to clear us.
2. [for an airplane] to return to earth at an airport. We landed at O'Hare at noon. We were to land at Denver, but there was bad weather.
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But I do not doubt that some temperate productions entered and crossed even the lowlands of the tropics at the period when the cold was most intense,--when arctic forms had migrated some twenty-five degrees of latitude from their native country and covered the land at the foot of the Pyrenees.
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Thirdly, buy land at reasonable prices in terms of the willing-buyer, willing-seller principle, and/or invoke the provisions of the Expropriation Act and expropriate land with fair compensation, in the national interest starting with the types of landholdings I mentioned above.
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Once Lenhart decided that Bailey's property was suitable for the expansion of his hardware store, the city redrafted Mesa's redevelopment plan to include the land at Country Club and Main.
This ratio is applied to the NOI of the proposed or existing improved subject property on submerged land at its highest and best use to estimate the net submerged land rent.
Inspired by stories he hears from p assengers crossing the West, he saves his wages and moves to South Dakota to acquire land at the Rosebud opening.
One needs friends if you are going to have any influence over who gets to buy the taxpayers land at what kind of discounted price in a closed and non-transparent process.
The Tax Court's analysis would erroneously treat this situation the same as the purchase of similar land at a lower price when the purchaser had virtually no expectation of receiving water rights.
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The to-do list for Vail Resorts includes the Breckenridge resort's plans to add 165 acres of Forest Service land, along with real estate development of its own land at the foot of Peak 7, which has been controversial because of wetlands known as Cucumber Gulch, home to the rare boreal toad, which the U.S.
The Kalikow Group acquires vacant land on behalf of builders/developers and simultaneously enters into sales/option agreements with these companies for sale of the land at set prices, with specific scheduled future closing dates.