n. family name

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  • Landman — ist der Familienname von: Jonathan Landman (* 1952), US amerikanischer Journalist Yuri Landman (* 1973), niederländischer Musikinstrumentenbauer, Musiker und Comiczeichner Siehe auch: Landmann …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Landman — Land man, n.; pl. {Landmen}. 1. A man who lives or serves on land; opposed to {seaman}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eng.) An occupier of land. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Landman — Recorded as Land, Lande, Launde, Lawn, Landman and Landsman, this is an English surname. It has two possible origins. Firstly it may be a topographical surname for someone who lived in the country, as opposed to a town. If so the derivation is… …   Surnames reference

  • landman — landsman …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • landman — /land meuhn, man /, n., pl. landmen / meuhn, men /. 1. landsman (def. 1). 2. leaseman. 3. a person who bargains with landowners for the mineral rights to their land, as on behalf of an oil company. [bef. 1000; ME; OE landmann. See LAND, MAN1]… …   Universalium

  • landman — noun Someone who lives or works on land, as opposed to a seaman …   Wiktionary

  • landman — land·man …   English syllables

  • landman — land•man [[t]ˈlænd mən, ˌmæn[/t]] n. pl. men [[t] mən, ˌmɛn[/t]] 1) landsman I, 1) 2) cvb a person who bargains with landowners for the mineral rights to their land • Etymology: bef. 1000 usage: See man …   From formal English to slang

  • landman — A tenant of land; a holder of land; a person in the occupation of land …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • landman — noun a person who lives and works on land • Syn: ↑landlubber, ↑landsman • Derivationally related forms: ↑landlubberly (for: ↑landlubber) • Hypernyms: ↑inhabit …   Useful english dictionary

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