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Definitions and Synonyms of terra firma | Another word for terra firma | What is terra firma?

Definition 1: the solid part of the earth's surface - [noun denoting object]

Samples where terra firma or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
  • the earth shook for several minutes
  • he dropped the logs on the ground

Synonyms for terra firma in the sense of this definition

(terra firma is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a large continuous extent of land

(... is a kind of terra firma ) the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

(... is a kind of terra firma ) the land inside an oxbow bend in a river

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a large mass of land projecting into a body of water

(... is a kind of terra firma ) extensive tract of level open land

"they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain" "he longed for the fields of his youth"

(... is a kind of terra firma ) an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water

(... is a kind of terra firma ) land that is covered with trees and shrubs

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a group of many islands in a large body of water

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a strip of land running along a beach

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a strip of land projecting into a body of water

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a plain adjacent to a coast

(... is a kind of terra firma ) the ground on which people and animals move about

"the fire spared the forest floor"

(... is a kind of terra firma ) land forming the forward margin of something

(... is a kind of terra firma ) a place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder

(... is an instance of terra firma) North America and South America and Central America

(... is part of terra firma) the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on

"the Earth moves around the sun" "he sailed around the world"

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