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land bridge

n.
A neck of land that connects two landmasses; an isthmus.
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land bridge

n
(Physical Geography) a connecting tract of land between two continents, enabling animals to pass from one continent to the other
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land′ bridge`

or land′bridge`,


n.
an actual or hypothetical strip of land that connects adjacent continental landmasses and serves as a route of dispersal for plants and animals.
[1895–1900]
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land bridge

(lănd)
A neck of land that connects two landmasses; an isthmus.
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