BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

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How to sign: the solid part of the earth's surface
"the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground";

ground in BSL Watch how to sign ground in British Sign Language
ground - SignStation
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land in BSL Watch how to sign land in British Sign Language
land - SignStation
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ground in BSL Watch how to sign ground in British Sign Language
ground - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth

Categories: object, physical object

Within this category: America, archipelago, beachfront, cape, coastal plain, floor, foreland, forest, hills, island, isthmus, landmass, mainland, neck, oxbow, peninsula, plain, slash, wonderland


How to sign: the territory occupied by a nation
"he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries";

country in BSL Watch how to sign country in British Sign Language
country - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: country, state

Categories: administrative district, administrative division, territorial division

Within this category: African country, Antigua and Barbuda, Asian country, Australia, Bahamas, banana republic, Barbados, buffer state, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Etruria, European country, fatherland, Fiji, Grenada, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, kingdom, Kiribati, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, North American country, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rus, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South American country, Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, sultanate, tax haven, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Vanuatu


How to sign: a politically organized body of people under a single government
"the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land";

nation in BSL Watch how to sign nation in British Sign Language
nation - SignStation
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Similiar / Same: nation, res publica, body politic, country, commonwealth, state

Categories: political unit

Within this category: ally, city state, Dominion, Reich, rogue state, sea power, suzerain, world power

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