Thesaurus / terra firma
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The top fares, who had made good speed to terra firma, were wailing in unison and shrieking senseless counsels.

Spanish Highways and BywaysKatharine Lee Bates

At the end of that time you will be on terra firma and will be practically safe.

Bach exacts more on terra firma than many later writers have claimed in their wildest aerial flights.

The ViolinGeorge Hart

It is only a lower stratum, but still it is a part of terra firma, and on no account is it to be ignored.

Assimilative MemoryMarcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)

It inhabits only the most retired parts of the forest, on the terra firma, and I observed nothing of its habits.

If a balloon is to be guided, it must be held down to terra firma.

Tiffin or dinner on terra firma is likewise coveted by the traveler with appetite jaded by weeks of sea-cooking.

East of SuezFrederic Courtland Penfield

The floe had been to us terra firma so long that we had applied it to all the purposes of land.

After years of sea-faring life he turned his attention to terra firma, located in Seattle and commenced new pursuits.

Once on terra firma, the doctor's views of the case were changed.

Scotch Wit and HumorW. H. (Walter Henry) Howe

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.