from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Land, including all the natural resources and permanent buildings on it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Property that cannot easily be moved, usually buildings and the ground they are built on.
  • n. Available space.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. lands, tenements, and hereditaments; freehold interests in landed property; property in houses and land.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. property consisting of houses and land


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