Definitions of Terra

  1. The earth; earth.
  2. Earth, soil.
  3. The earth; earth; clay.

Usage examples for Terra

  1. Terra still looks big and beautiful. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  2. 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
  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 buildings were all modern representations of the great temples and public buildings of the Golden Age of Greece on Terra. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  5. 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
  6. He didn't like what Terra was doing on Wolf. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  7. Just got kicked out of that snake's nest of a Corps school on Terra ..." – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  8. It incloses a cast- iron or terra cotta pipe, which receives the stove- pipe of the kitchen and also pipes connecting the two fireplaces with the large pipe, and finds exit above the slats of the steeple at the projections. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  9. The 4th Room- Is the Chamber of Terra- cottas. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  10. Thanks for the warning, Terra base. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  11. 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
  12. The different- shaded lights which dangled from its roof bestowed a look of Indian exquisiteness on the many quaint and delicate productions of nature that rested daintily in their beds of terra- cotta tint. – Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros
  13. Crosses and other Christian symbols in terra- cotta are the fruit of the restoration. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  14. He reports the incident to Captain Terra, who calls a special session of his Earth Patrol to determine how best to deal with this enemy ... – Get Out of Our Skies! by E. K. Jarvis
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Nicolucci, Brevi note sui monumenti megalitici di Terra d'Otranto, 1893. Bull. – Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders by T. Eric Peet
  18. Vickers had never seen the towering steel and terra- cotta building in which the hardware business was now housed. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  19. He stated merely that his Majesty had determined to refer the Netherland matters to the arbitration of the Emperor; that the Duke de Terra Nova would soon be empowered to treat upon the subject at the imperial court; and that, in the meantime, he was himself most anxiously awaiting his recal. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley