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Land

Real estate or property. It is the primary (and indeed one of the only) assets whose values do not depreciate over time. Depending on the particular title, ownership of land may include mineral rights to any geophysical aspects occurring thereon. Ownership of land does not automatically include the right to develop it, depending on local regulations. While supply of land does not vary, demand may change greatly depending on its particular features, number of people in the area, and cultural differences regarding land ownership. It is an attractive form of collateral because it cannot be stolen or destroyed. See also: Plot, zoning law.

land

A firm's dollar investment in real estate.

land

see NATURAL RESOURCES.

land

In the law,the surface of the earth,descending down in a cone shape to the center of the world and upward to the heavens, along with all natural things thereon, such as minerals, water, vegetation, and rights to the air.This is less than the concept of real property,which includes land but also all rights in and to land or its use, and all artificial things attached to the land.

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Their chances of avoiding a landslide defeat, and therefore losing the series 3-1 at some point over the next two days, hardly improved when both openers went for the second time in two sessions with just nine on the board.
Their chances now of avoiding a landslide defeat, and therefore losing the series 3-1 at some point over the next two days, hardly improved when both openers, Imran Farhat and Yasir Hameed, went for the second time in two sessions with just nine on the board.
Opposite number Salman But t fol lowed v ictor y over Australia last week in his first match in charge with this landslide defeat in his second.
The Conservatives have maintained a double-digit lead for well over a year, and if reflected in a general election, the numbers would mean a landslide defeat for Labour.
Democratic President Bill Clinton s dramatic blowout on healthcare reform in 1994 led Democrats to lose power in both chambers of Congress in a landslide defeat later that year.
Recent polls predict that Aso's ruling party, in power for most of the last half-century, is on course for a landslide defeat to the opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ).
England's middle order mustered a shambolic 16 runs from six innings between them in the landslide defeat at Leeds which means the hosts must now win the final Test at The Oval to regain the urn from Australia.
Political charisma, oratory eloquence and instinct intelligence are not the only factors why Obama scored unprecedented presidential victory and reached the highest political post in the world, as some of the victory is attributed to the landslide defeat made by Muslims against the outgoing U.
THIS was a case of Dial M for Murder as far as Caley Thistle were concerned in a landslide defeat.
After a landslide defeat in the 2005 special election he ordered, Governor Schwarzenegger renounced his extra election, saying he wanted to tell the "Terminator to travel back in time to tell Arnold not to have a special election.
Remember that, following a 49-state defeat for the Democratic presidential candidate in 1972, Democrats still controlled both houses of Congress, and that, following another 49-state landslide defeat in 1984, they still controlled the House of Representatives.
KEITH HADNETT becomes an honorary Aussie at Downpatrick today when the Australian jump jockeys make a last-ditch attempt to save themselves from a landslide defeat in their match against their Irish counterparts, writes Michael Clower.