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Land mine   /lænd maɪn/   Listen
Land mine

noun
1.
An explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over.  Synonyms: booby trap, ground-emplaced mine.






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"Land mine" Quotes from Famous Books



... straight from the first Father. You may say the earth is the Lord's, and therefore a part of that first inheritance: I admit it; but such possession as this in question would not satisfy me in the least. I must inherit the earth in a far deeper, grander, truer way than calling the land mine, before I shall count myself to have come into my own. I want to have all things just as the maker of me wants me to have them.—I will call on you again to-morrow; I must now go back to the earl. Poor man, he ...
— Donal Grant • George MacDonald



Words linked to "Land mine" :   claymore mine, ground-emplaced mine, bouncing betty, booby trap, mine, claymore



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