terra

[ter-uh]
noun
earth; land.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin

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terra (ˈtɛrə)
 
n
(in legal contexts) earth or land
 
[from Latin]

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terra   (těr'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A rough highland or mountainous region of the moon with a relatively high albedo. Compare mare.

  2. A vast highland region on a planet.


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