The noun "land" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: the earth's surface, or part of this surface
Example sentence: Europeans moved to Australia and forced people off the land they'd lived on for 50,000 years.
Meaning: a country or region
Example sentence: When I was young, I loved reading stories about strange people in foreign lands.
Test your understanding:
- Gulliver travelled to strange, faraway lands.
- Did he want to buy a block of land there?