Terra

[t_ˈɛ_ɹ_ə], [tˈɛɹə], [tˈɛɹə]

Definitions of Terra:

  1.   The earth; earth; clay. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for Terra:

  1. People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish. – Stephen Gardiner
  2. I like terra firma; the more firma, the less terra – George S. Kaufman

Usage examples for Terra:

  1. Thanks for the warning, Terra base. ” – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  2. Crosses and other Christian symbols in terra cotta are the fruit of the restoration. ” – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  3. It makes no mention of Columbus, but is addressed to the various functionaries and men of property of the islands and Terra Firma, informing them of the appointment of Bobadilla to the government, with full civil and criminal jurisdiction. ” – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  4. The 4th Room- Is the Chamber of Terra cottas. ” – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  5. In the library were found a few books, not quite destroyed; in the kitchen the coal was in the fire- places; and the kitchen utensils of bronze and terra cotta were in their proper places. ” – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  6. Go where you will in these up- town regions, you can see imagination and cultured intelligence in the act, as it were, of impressing beauty of proportion and detail upon brick and terra cotta, granite and marble. ” – America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer
  7. And just to make sure, I'm sending Hid O'Leary to Terra on the next ship, to make a full report on the situation. ” – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  8. Just got kicked out of that snake's nest of a Corps school on Terra – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  9. This world may be old, Keeper, Dranigo said, but it is the Mother- World, Terra the world that sent Man to the Stars. ” – The Keeper by Henry Beam Piper
  10. And a lot depends upon when they left Terra and why, and who they were- also what happened to them after they landed out here. ” – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North

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