Definition of Flatlanders

1. Noun. (plural of flatlander) ¹



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Definition of Flatlanders

1. flatlander [n] - See also: flatlander

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatlanders

flatfootedly
flatfootedness
flatfooting
flatfoots
flathe
flathead
flathead catfish
flatheads
flathon
flating
flatiron
flatirons
flative
flatland
flatlander
flatlanders (current term)
flatlands
flatleaf
flatlet
flatlets
flatline
flatlined
flatliner
flatliners
flatlines
flatling
flatlings
flatlining
flatlock
flatlong

Literary usage of Flatlanders

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1. Unity in Nature: An Analogy Between Music and Life by C. E. Stromeyer (1911)
"It may also be assumed that some flatlanders are constituted like water lilies, with stems and roots, the floating leaves of which the real flatlanders have ..."

2. Self-Neglect Among the Elderly: Maintaining Continuity of Self by Susanna D. Bozinovski (1998)
"I know- I know you would think I'm around the bend if I mentioned that, but., you know who ' s around the bend, those stupid ca-, what we call flatlanders, ..."

3. An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry by Bertrand Russell (1897)
"Lotze says: The flatlanders would find no difficulty in a third dimension, ... One cannot help suspecting that the flatlanders, with two instead of three ..."

4. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1885)
"Its inmates are aware of only one dimension in space, and can no more conceive of two dimensions than the flatlanders can of three, or than we worthy ..."

5. The American Mathematical Monthly by Mathematical Association of America (1922)
"April 18: "Codes and ciphers" by Elsie Watson'21; "A play—The flatlanders"; "The fourth dimension" by Professor Everett. April 25: "Einstein's theory of ..."

6. A Scrap-book of Elementary Mathematics: Notes, Recreations, Essays by William Frank White (1908)
"Then after a minute she said, "I thought the flatlanders were regular geometric figures." Phool laughed at this with so much enjoyment that Alice laughed ..."

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