Definition of Terra

1. n. The earth; earth.



Definition of Terra

1. Proper noun. (astronomy) The planet Earth. ¹

2. Proper noun. a female given name ¹

3. Noun. A rough upland or mountainous region of the moon with a relatively high albedo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Terra

1. earth; land [n -RAE]

Medical Definition of Terra

1. The earth; earth. Terra alba [L, white earth. Barite, or heavy spar. Terra di Sienna. See Sienna. Origin: It. & L. See Terrace. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terra

terpin
terpinene
terpineol
terpineols
terpinol
terpinols
terpolymer
terpolymers
terps
terpsichore
terpsichorean
terpsichoreans
terpyridine
terpyridines
terr
terra (current term)
terra-cotta
terra alba
terra cotta
terra firma
terra incognita
terra japonica
terra nullius
terra preta
terra sigillata
terrace
terrace chant
terraced
terraced house
terraced houses

Literary usage of Terra

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"terra COTTA, hard baked clay or earthenware of exceptionally good quality, ... terra cotta is exposed without a coating of glaze or enamel, and its brown ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"terra COTTA, hard baked clay or earthenware of exceptionally good quality, ... terra cotta is exposed without a coating of glaze or enamel, and its brown ..."

3. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"Of the terra cotta fronts, most were destroyed, for instance, the Bullock and ... Glazed terra cotta blocks, used in court walls, were generally cracked. ..."

4. Parochial Antiquities Attempted in the History of Ambrosden, Burcester, and by White Kennett, Thomas Delafield (1818)
"The possessors of lands in the county of Bucks which lay nearest to these parts, were as follows, terra COMITIS ... terra HENRICI DE ..."

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