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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the features that make up the earth's surface, such as a plain, mountain, or valley.

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  • n. Any geological feature, such as a mountain or valley

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Examples

  • "The physical geography section provided the key topics that candidates would have focussed on, such as landform development.

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  • The enormous magnitude of the information landscape limits vastly the capacity of any landform on that landscape to capture the shifting spotlights of individual (or collective) attention for more than a fraction of a moment.

    Peter Schwartz: Black Swan Imbroglio: The Crisis of Journalism and Control of the Stack

  • Boundless great sea — Sky Col, where remotheness Sunshine continent and D. Land in the middle landform of D.S. V. Family have numbers of forces assign to garrison.

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  • So next time you think there's an artificially constructed landform on another planet or a child's toy with a hidden message, remember, your brain is very good at finding patterns ... even when they aren't there.

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  • Cross the road for an enormous show of Liverpool-born Tony Cragg's hefty colored sculptures, some of which are dotted about the glorious permanent architectural "landform" earthwork by Charles Jencks in front of the building.

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  • If you were on the ground looking at one of these things, it would look like it would just rise up and then sort of flatten out in the back scarp of the area of landform.

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  • The enormous magnitude of the information landscape limits vastly the capacity of any landform on that landscape to capture the shifting spotlights of individual or collective attention for more than a fraction of a moment.

    Peter Schwartz: Black Swan Imbroglio: The Crisis of Journalism and Control of the Stack

  • No, it was a group of guys, slightly whiter against the dull sage of landform, only they were lengthier than goats and not moving, which meant they were in the prone.

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  • Before her, a black-and-white television screen mounted in a wall of switches and buttons displayed a landform sliding underneath her from ten thousand feet, plus all sorts of technical readouts.

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  • Category III: Natural monument or feature - protected areas set aside to protect a specific natural monument, which can be a landform, sea mount, submarine cavern, geological feature such as a cave or even a living feature such as an ancient grove.

    World Database on Protected Areas

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