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overland

[oh-ver-land, -luh nd] /ˈoʊ vərˌlænd, -lənd/
adverb
1.
by land; on terrain:
to travel overland rather than by sea.
2.
over or across the land:
a road that winds overland.
adjective
3.
proceeding, performed, or carried on overland:
the overland route to the West.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English overlond. See over-, land

Overland

[oh-ver-luh nd] /ˈoʊ vər lənd/
noun
1.
a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
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overland

/ˈəʊvəˌlænd/
adjective, adverb (prenominal)
1.
over or across land
verb
2.
(Austral, history) to drive (cattle or sheep) overland
Derived Forms
overlander, noun
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