Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 342 (Land)

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#342. Land. -- N. land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma.

continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese[Fr], delta; tongue of land, neck of land; isthmus, oasis; promontory &c. (projection) 250; highland &c. (height) 206.

coast, shore, scar, strand, beach; playa; bank, lea; seaboard, seaside, seabank[obs], seacoast, seabeach[obs]; ironbound coast; loom of the land; derelict; innings; alluvium , alluvion[obs]; ancon.

riverbank, river bank, levee.

soil, glebe, clay, loam, marl, cledge[obs], chalk, gravel, mold, subsoil, clod, clot; rock, crag.

acres; real estate &c. (property) 780; landsman[obs].

V. land, come to land, set foot on the soil, set foot on dry land; come ashore, go ashore, debark.

Adj. earthy, continental, midland, coastal, littoral, riparian,; alluvial; terrene &c. (world) 318; landed, predial[obs], territorial; geophilous[obs]; ripicolous.

Adv. ashore; on shore, on land.