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Definition of Terra firma

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(Latin) dry land, solid ground
Terra firma Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
Solid ground
Terra firma Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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terra firma
n : the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground" [syn: land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground ]


terra firma
[l.], firm or solid earth, as opposed to water...
see terra

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
(synonym) land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground
(hypernym) object, physical object
(hyponym) America, the Americas
(part-holonym) Earth, world, globe
Terra firma Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Terra firma is a Latin phrase meaning "solid earth" . The phrase refers to the dry land mass on the earth's surface and is used to differentiate from the sea or air.

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