1 earth, (solid) ground, terra firma:
After weeks in an open boat, Captain Bligh was relieved to have land under his feet again
2 dirt, earth, soil, turf, sod, loam, mould:
Trumble tilled the land as his ancestors had done for generations.
3 property, grounds, real property or realty or US and Canadian also real estate, acreage; estate:
How much land goes with the house?
4 fatherland, motherland, nation, country, homeland, native land:
The land of our fathers flowed with milk and honey.
5 arrive, alight, light, touch or come or go down, splash down, settle on or upon, come to rest, berth, dock, disembark, debark, go ashore, deplane, dismount:
The plane was forced to land on the water. We land at dawn.
6 catch, capture, take captive, Colloq bag:
He was unable to land the shark unaided.
7 Colloq get, secure, obtain, win, acquire:
He finally landed a job with his father-in-law. Sadie finally landed a millionaire!