Definition of Dry land

1. Noun. The solid part of the earth's surface. "He dropped the logs on the ground"




Definition of Dry land

1. Noun. land; as opposed to sea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dry Land

dry fly
dry gangrene
dry goods
dry guillotine
dry hernia
dry hire
dry hole
dry humor
dry humour
dry ice
dry kiln
dry labour
dry lake
dry lakes
dry land (current term)
dry leprosy
dry martini
dry martinis
dry masonry
dry measure
dry measures
dry milk
dry mop
dry mouth
dry mustard
dry needling
dry nurse
dry nurses
dry objective

Literary usage of Dry land

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1911)
"... for nothing of the kind admits of science,— his soul is looking downwards, not upwards, though he pursues his studies as he lies supine on dry land, ..."

2. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"There is more oxygen available on dry land than in the water, ... For the water offers an immediate cradle, whereas on the dry land there were many dangers, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"It therefore appears that the dry land in question was formed on that part of the bed of the river which was owned in fee by the plaintiff, or his grantor, ..."

4. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1920)
"... IV THE INVASION OF THE dry land BY LIFE §1. Life and Water. §2. The Earliest Animals. ... dry land ..."

5. The Classical Journal (1824)
"The words " dry land " in some editions, and m others with Italics, ... 9. dry land dry land dry land Exod. iv. 9. dry land dry land dry land ibid. ,10. dry ..."

6. The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science by Sir John William Dawson (1877)
"And God called the dry land earth, and the gathering of waters called he seas; ... Geology shows us that the emergence of the dry land must have resulted ..."

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