:"Not to be confused with
land mass."A landmass is a large continuous area of land. Although it may be most often written as one word to distinguish it from the usage 'land mass' to mean the measure of a land area, it is also used as two words.
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landmass — n. a large continuous extent of land; as, the Eurasian landmass. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
landmass — [land′mas΄] n. a very large area of land; esp., a continent … English World dictionary
landmass — noun /ˈlænd.mæs/ A large continuous area of land, either surrounded by sea or contiguous with another landmass … Wiktionary
landmass — Synonyms and related words: Africa, America, Antarctica, Antipodes, Asia, Asia Major, Asia Minor, Australasia, Australia, East, Eastern Hemisphere, Eurasia, Eurasian landmass, Europe, Far East, Levant, Middle East, Near East, New World, North… … Moby Thesaurus
landmass — noun Date: 1856 a large area of land < continental landmasses > … New Collegiate Dictionary
landmass — /land mas /, n. Geol. a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent or large island. [1855 60; LAND + MASS] * * * … Universalium
landmass — land|mass [ˈlændmæs] n technical a large area of land such as a ↑continent … Dictionary of contemporary English
landmass — see land mass … English dictionary
landmass — noun (C) technical a large area of land … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
landmass — land•mass [[t]ˈlændˌmæs[/t]] n. gel a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent • Etymology: 1855–60 … From formal English to slang