, 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 landowners.

(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 it contains.

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.

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,
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 Prussia.

(Land"wait`er) n. See Landing waiter, under Landing, a.

(Land"ward) adv. & a. Toward the land.

Landmarks of history

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