land at

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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References in classic literature ?
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.
We made splendid headway on the trip, coming into sight of land at last.
As soon as his engagement with the patron of The Young Amelia ended, he would hire a small vessel on his own account -- for in his several voyages he had amassed a hundred piastres -- and under some pretext land at the Island of Monte Cristo.
Ulysses, noble son of Laertes, so you would start home to your own land at once?
The IRS decided that the proper baseline with which to compare the post-expenditure land was the land at the time of the reconveyance.
Where farmers own and rent land at the same time, they have been classified as owners.
While land at left undergoes raining, a truck delivers soil for the final layer on surface-mined land nearby, dumping piles close together.
Moreover, if the rightful owner was unwilling to reimburse the squatter for these improvements, the squatter could purchase the land at a price set by a local jury.
A large area of flat land at a low altitude would be called what?
It's an increasingly common scene, as owners of substantial tracts of land choose to sell their land at auction, according to Craig King, president of J.
What is the name for a flat piece of land at a high elevation?
Are they in the people business or are they bureaucrats who say, 'We want the land back at any cost,' " said Chavoor, who would like to park district to approve a easement that would allow him to keep the land at no cost.
Hostetler said he favors the district selling golf course surplus land at a price less than $3 per square foot, however.
Caffey and his family specialize in acquiring and selling large tracts of land at some of the lowest prices per acre in addition to offering seller financing.
Plain: A broad area of mostly flat land at a low elevation.