Definition of Landmass

1. Noun. A large continuous extent of land.

Exact synonyms: Land Mass
Specialized synonyms: Continent, Subcontinent
Generic synonyms: Dry Land, Earth, Ground, Land, Solid Ground, Terra Firma

Definition of Landmass

1. Noun. A large continuous area of land, either surrounded by sea or contiguous with another landmass. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Landmass

1. a large area of land [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landmass

landlordry
landlords
landlouper
landloupers
landlouping
landlubber
landlubberly
landlubbers
landlubbing
landly
landman
landmark
landmarked
landmarking
landmarks
landmen
landmine
landmines
landomycin
landomycinone
landowner
landowners
landownership
landownerships
landowning
landownings
landphoon
landphoons

Literary usage of Landmass

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1. Strategic Transformation and Naval Power in the 21st Century by Pelham G. Boyer, Robert S. Wood (1998)
"Selective engagers agree that it is more prudent to be a bit proactive on the Eurasian landmass than to rely on a natural equipoise among the great powers ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"Dr. Murray believes that Alexander I. Land is a part of the west coast of Graham's Land, and that this landmass, which Biscoe and Larsen proved to widen ..."

3. Daily Geography Practice by Sandi Johnson (2004)
"The two continents are actually one large landmass. 2. Australia; Tasman Sea Thursday 1. Philippine Sea, Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, and South China Sea 2 ..."

4. Through Darkness Into Light: Endless Cycles of the Divine Plan by Gyeorgos C. Hatonn (1992)
"... Wegener came up with the notion of Pangaea, a supercontinent, a single huge landmass into which he would fit all the present continental masses ..."

5. This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics by W. Jackquelyne Klous, Robert I. Tilling (1996)
"This immense mountain range began to form between 40 and 50 million years ago, when two large landmass- es, India and Eurasia, driven by plate movement, ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Barbados by Lynne M. Sullivan (2001)
"Often, hurricanes originate off the west coast of Africa and skip from landmass to landmass through the Caribbean. • A hurricane's winds flow ..."

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