Land

n; -(e)s, Länder und Lande
1. nur Sg.; (Grund und Boden) land; (Ackerboden) land, soil; 10 Hektar Land 10 hectares of land; das Land bebauen farm the land; lit. till the soil
2. nur. Sg.; (Ggs. Wasser) land; Land in Sicht NAUT. land ahead; an Land ashore; an Land gehen go ashore, disembark; etw. an Land ziehen land s.th., pull s.th. ashore; umg., fig. land o.s. s.th.; wieder (festes) Land unter den Füßen haben be back on terra firma (oder dry land); Land sehen see land; (wieder) Land sehen umg., fig. see the light at the end of the tunnel; ich sehe noch kein Land fig. there’s no end in sight yet; kein Land mehr sehen fig. be completely at sea, be floundering; unter I, 1
3. nur Sg.; (Ggs. Stadt) country; countryside; auf dem Land in the country; aufs Land fahren go (oder drive) out into the country(side); aufs Land ziehen move to the country(side); (draußen) auf dem flachen oder platten Land umg. out in the sticks, in the middle of nowhere
4. Pl. altm. oder hum. Lande; (Gegend) region; (Landschaft) country; hügeliges Land hilly (stretch of) country; durch die Lande reisen oder ziehen travel widely; in deutschen Landen altm., hum. in Germany; ins Land gehen oder ziehen fig., Zeit: pass, elapse
5. Pl. Länder; (geographisches Land) country; (Staat) auch nation, state; lit. land; das Land, wo Milch und Honig fließt hum. the land of milk and honey; das Land meiner / seiner etc. Väter geh. the land of my / his etc. fathers; das Land meiner Träume the land of my dreams; das Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten the land of limitless opportunity; das Land der aufgehenden Sonne the land of the rising sun; das Land der tausend Seen the land of a thousand lakes; andere Länder, andere Sitten Sprichw. when in Rome, do as the Romans do; Land und Leute kennen lernen get to know the country and its people; aus aller Herren Länder from all four corners of the earth; wieder im Lande sein umg., fig. be back again; (unter den Leuten) be back in circulation; bist du wieder mal im Lande? umg., nach langer Abwesenheit: returned from your wanderings, have you?, iro. hello (there), stranger!; zu einem Ausländer etc.: come to see us again, have you?; bei uns zu Land in our country, where we live gelobt, heilig
6. nur Sg.; (Territorium, Lebensraum) territory, land; dieses Gebiet war das Land der Apachen this area was Apache territory (oder land)
7. Pl. Länder; POL., innerhalb Deutschlands: (federal) state, Land (Pl. Länder); in Österreich: province; die Länder der Bundesrepublik Deutschland the states (oder Länder) of the Federal Republic of Germany; das Land Bayern the state of Bavaria; das Land Kärnten the province of Carinthia
8. nur Sg.: Land der Träume etc. fig. land of dreams etc.
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das Land
(Ackerland) soil;
(Gegensatz zu Wasser) land;
(Grund und Boden) land; property;
(Staat) country; state;
(ländliche Gegend) countryside; country
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Lạnd [lant]
nt -(e)s, -er
['lɛndɐ]
1) (= Gelände, Festland) land; (= Landschaft) country, landscape

ein Stück Land — a plot of land or ground

Land bestellen — to till the soil or land

Land bebauen — to cultivate the land

Land gewinnen (lit) (am Meer) — to reclaim land; (Agr) to cultivate land; (fig) to gain ground

an Land gehen — to go ashore

jdn an Land setzen — to put sb ashore

an Land schwimmen — to swim to the shore

Land sehen (lit) — to see or sight land

endlich können wir Land sehen/sehe ich Land (fig)at last we/I can see the light at the end of the tunnel

kein Land mehr sehen (können) (fig) — to be completely muddled, to be in a complete muddle

etw an Land ziehen — to pull sth ashore

ein Boot an Land ziehen — to beach a boat

einen Fisch an Land ziehen — to land a fish

einen Millionär/einen Auftrag an Land ziehen (inf) — to land a millionaire/an order

Land in Sicht! — land ahoy!

Land unter! — land submerged!

bei uns/euch zu Lande — back home, where we/you come from or live, in our/your country

2) (= ländliches Gebiet) country

aufs Land — (in)to the country

auf dem Land(e) — in the country

vom Land(e) — from the country

über Land fahren (mit Auto etc) — to drive/travel across country; (Fahrschüler) to drive on country roads; (old

3) (= Staat) country, land (esp liter); (= Bundesland) (in BRD) Land, state; (in Österreich) province

das Land Hessen — the state of Hesse

das Land Tirol — the province of Tyrol, Tyrol province

außer Landes sein/gehen — to be out of/leave the country

Land und Leute kennenlernen — to get to know the country and its inhabitants

das Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten — the new world, the land of limitless opportunity

das Land der aufgehenden Sonne — the land of the rising sun

aus aller Herren Länder(n) — from all over the world, from the four corners of the earth

der Frühling war ins Land gezogen (liter) — spring had arrived

seitdem waren viele Jahre ins Land gegangen or gezogen (liter) — many years had passed since then

bleibe im Lande und nähre dich redlich (prov) — stay put and prosper

See:
Milch
4) pl (poet) lands pl

in fernen Landen (liter) — in distant lands, in faraway lands

durch die Lande ziehen (liter) — to roam abroad

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das
1) (the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea: We had been at sea a week before we saw land.) land
2) (a country: foreign lands.) land
3) (the ground or soil: He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.) land
4) (an estate: He owns land/lands in Scotland.) land
5) (any of the nations of the world; the land occupied by a nation: Canada is a larger country than Spain.) country
6) ((usually with the) districts where there are fields, moors etc as opposed to towns and areas with many buildings: a quiet holiday in the country; (also adjective) country districts.) country
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Land
<-[e]s, Länder>
[lant, pl ˈlɛndɐ]
nt
1. (Staat) country, state, nation
aus aller Herren Länder[n] from all corners of the earth
\Land und Leute the country and its people
andere Länder, andere Sitten every country has its own customs
das \Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten the land of opportunity
das \Land der aufgehenden Sonne the land of the rising sun
das \Land der Verheißung, das Gelobte \Land the promised land
das Heilige \Land the Holy Land
durch die \Lande ziehen (geh) to travel around
außer \Landes abroad, out of the country
bei jdm zu \Land where sb comes from, in sb's country
2. (Bundesland) federal state
3. NAUT land
\Land in Sicht! land ahoy!
\Land unter! NORDD land under water!
zu \Lande und zu Wasser on land and at sea
an \Land gehen, \Land sehen to sight land, to go ashore
jdn an \Land setzen to put sb ashore
jdn/etw an \Land spülen to wash sb/sth ashore
jdn/etw an \Land ziehen to pull sb/sth ashore
an \Land ashore
4. kein pl (Gelände) land, property
das \Land bestellen to till the soil
5. kein pl (ländliche Gegend) country
auf dem flachen [o platten] \Land[e] on the plains
aufs \Land ziehen to move to the country
auf dem \Land[e] in the country
6.
das \Land, wo Milch und Honig fließt the land of milk and honey
bleibe im \Lande und nähre dich redlich (prov) enjoy the trappings of home
[wieder] \Land sehen (fam) to get things sorted [again]
endlich sehe ich wieder \Land I'm finally getting things sorted again
etw an \Land ziehen (fam) to land sth fam
ins \Land ziehen [o gehen] (geh) to pass
die Jahre zogen ins \Land the years went by
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das; Landes, Länder od. (veralt.) Lande
1) o. Pl. land no indef. art.

an Land — ashore

Land in Sicht! — (Seemannsspr.) land [ahead]!

‘Land unter!’ meldenreport that the land is flooded or under water

[wieder] Land sehen — (fig.) be able to see light at the end of the tunnel (fig.)

[sich (Dat.)] eine Millionärin/antike Truhe/einen fetten Auftrag an Land ziehen — (ugs., oft scherzh.) hook a millionairess/get one's hands on an antique chest/land a fat contract

2) o. Pl. (Grund und Boden) land

ein Stück Land — a plot or piece of land or ground

das Land bebauen/bestellen — farm/till the land

3) Plural Lande (veralt.) (Gegend) country; land

Wochen/Jahre waren ins Land gegangen — weeks/years had passed or gone by

4) o. Pl. (dörfliche Gegend) country no indef. art.

auf dem Land wohnen — live in the country

aufs Land ziehen — move into the country

5) Plural Länder (Staat) country

andere Länder, andere Sitten — (Spr.) every nation has its own ways of behaving

Land und Leute kennen lernen — get to know the country and its people or inhabitants

außer Landes gehen/sich außer Landes befinden — leave the country/be out of the country

wieder im Lande sein — (ugs.) be back again

hier zu Lande — [here] in this country

6) (Bundesland) Land; state; (österr.) province
•• Cultural note:
Land
Germany is a federal republic consisting of 16 member states called Länder or Bundesländer. Five so-called neue Bundesländer were added after reunification in 1990. The Land has a degree of autonomy and is responsible for all educational and cultural affairs, the police, the environment, and local government. The German Länder, including three city-states, and their state capitals are: Baden-Württemberg, capital: Stuttgart; Bayern (Bavaria), capital: München (Munich); Berlin; Brandenburg, capital: Potsdam; Bremen; Hamburg; Hessen (Hesse), capital: Wiesbaden; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), capital: Schwerin; Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), capital: Hannover (Hanover); Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia), capital: Düsseldorf; Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate), capital: Mainz; Saarland, capital: Saarbrücken; Sachsen (Saxony), capital: Dresden; Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt), capital: Magdeburg; Schleswig-Holstein, capital: Kiel; Thüringen (Thuringia), capital: Erfurt. Austria is a federal state consisting of 9 Länder: Burgenland; Kärnten (Carinthia); Niederösterreich (Lower Austria); Oberösterreich (Upper Austria); Salzburg; Steiermark (Styria); Tirol (Tyrol); Vorarlberg; Wien (Vienna).The Swiss equivalent of a German or Austrian Land is a Kanton
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Land n; -(e)s, Länder und Lande
1. nur sg; (Grund und Boden) land; (Ackerboden) land, soil;
10 Hektar Land 10 hectares of land;
das Land bebauen farm the land; liter till the soil
2. nur. sg; (Ggs Wasser) land;
Land in Sicht SCHIFF land ahead;
an Land ashore;
an Land gehen go ashore, disembark;
etwas an Land ziehen land sth, pull sth ashore; umg, fig land o.s. sth;
wieder (festes) Land unter den Füßen haben be back on terra firma (oder dry land);
Land sehen see land;
(wieder) Land sehen umg, fig see the light at the end of the tunnel;
ich sehe noch kein Land fig there’s no end in sight yet;
kein Land mehr sehen fig be completely at sea, be floundering; unter1 A, 1
3. nur sg; (Ggs Stadt) country; countryside;
auf dem Land in the country;
aufs Land fahren go (oder drive) out into the country(side);
aufs Land ziehen move to the country(side);
(draußen) auf dem flachen oder
platten Land umg out in the sticks, in the middle of nowhere
4. pl obs oder hum Lande; (Gegend) region; (Landschaft) country;
hügeliges Land hilly (stretch of) country;
durch die Lande reisen oder
ziehen travel widely;
in deutschen Landen obs, hum in Germany;
ins Land gehen oder
ziehen fig, Zeit: pass, elapse
5. pl Länder; (geografisches Land) country; (Staat) auch nation, state; liter land;
das Land, wo Milch und Honig fließt hum the land of milk and honey;
das Land meiner/seiner etc
Väter geh the land of my/his etc fathers;
das Land meiner Träume the land of my dreams;
das Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten the land of limitless opportunity;
das Land der aufgehenden Sonne the land of the rising sun;
das Land der tausend Seen the land of a thousand lakes;
andere Länder, andere Sitten sprichw when in Rome, do as the Romans do;
Land und Leute kennenlernen get to know the country and its people;
aus aller Herren Länder from all four corners of the earth;
wieder im Lande sein umg, fig be back again; (unter den Leuten) be back in circulation;
bist du wieder mal im Lande? umg, nach langer Abwesenheit: returned from your wanderings, have you?, iron hello (there), stranger!; zu einem Ausländer etc: come to see us again, have you?;
bei uns zu Land in our country, where we live gelobt, heilig
6. nur sg; (Territorium, Lebensraum) territory, land;
dieses Gebiet war das Land der Apachen this area was Apache territory (oder land)
7. pl Länder; POL, innerhalb Deutschlands: (federal) state, Land (pl Länder); in Österreich: province;
die Länder der Bundesrepublik Deutschland the states (oder Länder) of the Federal Republic of Germany;
das Land Bayern the state of Bavaria;
das Land Kärnten the province of Carinthia
8. nur sg:
Land der Träume etc fig land of dreams etc
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das; Landes, Länder od. (veralt.) Lande
1) o. Pl. land no indef. art.

an Land — ashore

Land in Sicht! — (Seemannsspr.) land [ahead]!

‘Land unter!’ melden — report that the land is flooded or under water

[wieder] Land sehen — (fig.) be able to see light at the end of the tunnel (fig.)

[sich (Dat.)] eine Millionärin/antike Truhe/einen fetten Auftrag an Land ziehen — (ugs., oft scherzh.) hook a millionairess/get one's hands on an antique chest/land a fat contract

2) o. Pl. (Grund und Boden) land

ein Stück Land — a plot or piece of land or ground

das Land bebauen/bestellen — farm/till the land

3) Plural Lande (veralt.) (Gegend) country; land

Wochen/Jahre waren ins Land gegangen — weeks/years had passed or gone by

4) o. Pl. (dörfliche Gegend) country no indef. art.

auf dem Land wohnen — live in the country

aufs Land ziehen — move into the country

5) Plural Länder (Staat) country

andere Länder, andere Sitten — (Spr.) every nation has its own ways of behaving

Land und Leute kennen lernen — get to know the country and its people or inhabitants

außer Landes gehen/sich außer Landes befinden — leave the country/be out of the country

wieder im Lande sein — (ugs.) be back again

hier zu Lande — [here] in this country

6) (Bundesland) Land; state; (österr.) province
•• Cultural note:
Land
Germany is a federal republic consisting of 16 member states called Länder or Bundesländer. Five so-called neue Bundesländer were added after reunification in 1990. The Land has a degree of autonomy and is responsible for all educational and cultural affairs, the police, the environment, and local government. The German Länder, including three city-states, and their state capitals are: Baden-Württemberg, capital: Stuttgart; Bayern (Bavaria), capital: München (Munich); Berlin; Brandenburg, capital: Potsdam; Bremen; Hamburg; Hessen (Hesse), capital: Wiesbaden; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), capital: Schwerin; Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), capital: Hannover (Hanover); Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia), capital: Düsseldorf; Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate), capital: Mainz; Saarland, capital: Saarbrücken; Sachsen (Saxony), capital: Dresden; Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt), capital: Magdeburg; Schleswig-Holstein, capital: Kiel; Thüringen (Thuringia), capital: Erfurt. Austria is a federal state consisting of 9 Länder: Burgenland; Kärnten (Carinthia); Niederösterreich (Lower Austria); Oberösterreich (Upper Austria); Salzburg; Steiermark (Styria); Tirol (Tyrol); Vorarlberg; Wien (Vienna).The Swiss equivalent of a German or Austrian Land is a Kanton
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country n.
county n.
land n.
terra n.

Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch. 2013.

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