Land of Steady Habits
Land of Steady Habits Land of Steady Habits prop. n. Connecticut; -- a nickname alluding to the moral character of its inhabitants, implied by the rigid laws (see {Blue laws}) of the early period. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Land of steady habits — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land of Steady Habits — Connecticut …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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  • The Land of Steady Habits — «штат пуританских законов», «край твердых правил». Прозвища штата Коннектикут, который отличался особой строгостью своих пуританских законов, запрещавших всякую работу или развлечения по воскресеньям …   Словарь топонимов США

  • Land of bondage — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land of Nod — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land of promise — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land — Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land agent — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land blink — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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