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synonyms for terra firma

  • dry land
  • earth
  • ground
  • ground covering
  • solid ground
  • sure ground
  • terra
  • terrain
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Among these are "Medusa," a bronze bust; and a "Mater Dolorosa," in terra-cotta.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Over the archway are two sculptured figures in red terra-cotta, representing "Flora" and "Pomona."
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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)
Had he fallen from a house-top, he would have reached terra firma on his feet.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A writer gives the following account of the love the Terra Del Fuegians have for tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We were constantly so near Terra del Fuego that we could make out every bush with the naked eye.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He had his key ready in his hand, terra cotta-hued tab swinging loose.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
These graves were once all hermetically sealed by slabs of marble, or tiles of terra cotta.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
They are closed with terra cotta or marble slabs, and are otherwise similar to those of the Christian Catacombs.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The draft being in Latin, the country was called Terra Mari, in honor of the queen.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TERRA FIRMA

  • base
  • basement
  • basis
  • bed
  • bedrock
  • belly
  • deepest part
  • depths
  • floor
  • foot
  • footing
  • ground
  • groundwork
  • lowest part
  • nadir
  • nether portion
  • pedestal
  • pediment
  • rest
  • seat
  • sole
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • support
  • terra firma
  • underbelly
  • underneath
  • underside
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