Landmarks of history, important events by which eras or conditions are determined.
(Land"own`er) n. An owner of land.
(Land"own`ing), n. The owning of land. a. Having property in land; of or pertaining to
(Land"-poor`) a. Pecuniarily embarrassed through owning much unprofitable land. [Colloq.]
(Land"reeve`) n. [Land + reeve an officer.] A subordinate officer on an extensive estate,
who acts as an assistant to the steward.
(Land"scape) n. [Formerly written also landskip.] [D. landschap; land land + - schap, equiv.
to E. -schip; akin to G. landschaft, Sw. landskap, Dan. landskab. See Land, and -schip.]
1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects
2. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general
aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc.
3. The pictorial aspect of a country.
The landscape of his native country had taken hold on his heart.Macaulay. Landscape gardening, The art of laying out grounds and arranging trees, shrubbery, etc., in such a
manner as to produce a picturesque effect.
(Land"scap`ist) n. A painter of landscapes.
(Land"skip) n. [See Landscape.] A landscape. [Obs. except in poetry.]
Straight my eye hath caught new pleasures,Milton.
Whilst the landskip round it measures.
(Land"slip` Land"slide`) n.
1. The slipping down of a mass of land from a mountain, hill, etc.
2. The land which slips down.
(Lands"man) n.; pl. Landsmen
1. One who lives on the land; opposed to seaman.
2. (Naut.) A sailor on his first voyage.
(Land"streight`) n. [See Strait.] A narrow strip of land. [Obs.]
(||Land"sturm`) n. [G. See Land, and Storm.] That part of the reserve force in Germany
which is called out last.
(||Land"tag`) n. [G. See Land, and Day.] The diet or legislative body; as, the Landtag of
(Land"wait`er) n. See Landing waiter, under Landing, a.
(Land"ward) adv. & a. Toward the land.
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