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Maist o the yird's surface is kivered wi watter. The aboot 22 percent that isna, is cried Laund (as contrair tae watter).

Laund can hae different kynds o syle. Thare mey be stanes, saund, clart, etc.

A Laund micht can mean some territory, formin pairt o a kintra an aw.

Whan uised as a suffix or as pairt o a place name laund is aft spelt land