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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LANDING

When he had reached the first landing, Lizzie called after him.

Fronting the landing place are five trees, among which, he said, the money was hid.

We had little or no order in landing, each boat pulling as hard as she could.

They were found to be too strong; and the men, after landing, returned to the vessels.

Such was the penalty for landing two buckets of Liverpool salt at Liverpool!

They returned by water, landing at Boston early in the summer.

The question of landing was worrying Grant at that time and worrying him terribly.

Nodding to the boatman, "The Steen landing—quickly," he said in French.

The breakers made it impossible that the poor fellows should effect a landing.

In three months' time after landing, I shall be able to do the thing liberally.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, place for boats; of stairs, first attested 1789; from present participle of land (v.1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LANDING

approach

nounway, means of arriving
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