American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Land, Edwin Herbert 1909-1991. American inventor who developed (1932) the light-polarizing plastic film called Polaroid and incorporated it into lenses for cameras and sunglasses. He also invented the one-step photographic process (1947).
- n. A surname.
“The restitution process was not just about restoring land rights, but also about healing wounds, promoting national reconciliation, and restoring the pride and dignity of people, Land”
“Ninety six rural communities in Mpumalanga were increasingly using their land reform grants to establish profit-driven commercial farming ventures run and managed by professionals, Land”
“The government would be justified in expropriating farms for land reform projects in "desperate and compelling" cases, Land”
“Socio-economic development in rural parts of South Africa was crucial and the use of land to achieve that goal was critical, Land”
“With regard to Encouragements in Money and in land, for Soldiers to inlist during the War, I have ever been in favour of it as the best Oeconomy and the best policy: and I have no doubt, that rewards in Land, will be given after the War is over.”
“Land, it is true, like Epic Poems and even higher things, in such a trading world, has to be presented in the market for what it will bring, and as we say be 'sold:' but the notion of 'selling,' for certain bits of metal, the _Iliad_ of Homer, how much more the _Land_ of the World-Creator, is a ridiculous impossibility!”
“Staten land seen from the Deck bearing North-East; the Sugar Loaf on Terra Del Fuego North-North-East, and is the same Hill as is seen from the North-East side of the Land; it appears to stand but”
“Ruth Hall, a land analyst at the University of the Western Cape's Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (Plaas), said the budget showed that there was no indication of a new direction for land reform.”
“Employers are looking for places where large land tracts could be available and where proper infrastructure is available," Land said.”
“Two of his best-remembered songs are This Land Is Your Land and So Long, Its Been Good to Know Yuh.”
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