Definition of dry land noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


dry land

BrE BrE//ˌdraɪ ˈlænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdraɪ ˈlænd//
[uncountable] Travelling by boat or ship
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land, rather than sea synonym terra firma It was a great relief to be back on dry land after such a rough crossing. See related entries: Travelling by boat or ship
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dry land