Someone who lives or works on land, as opposed to a seaman.

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  • Landman — ist der Familienname von: Jonathan Landman (* 1952), US amerikanischer Journalist Yuri Landman (* 1973), niederländischer Musikinstrumentenbauer, Musiker und Comiczeichner Siehe auch: Landmann …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Landman — Land man, n.; pl. {Landmen}. 1. A man who lives or serves on land; opposed to {seaman}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eng.) An occupier of land. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Landman — Recorded as Land, Lande, Launde, Lawn, Landman and Landsman, this is an English surname. It has two possible origins. Firstly it may be a topographical surname for someone who lived in the country, as opposed to a town. If so the derivation is… …   Surnames reference

  • LANDMAN, ISAAC — (1880–1946), U.S. Reform rabbi. Born in Sudilkov, Russia, Landman was taken to Cincinnati in 1889. He matriculated at the University of Cincinnati (1906) and was ordained at Hebrew Union College. He served at Congregation Kenesseth Israel,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Landman (rank) — Landman (or, in the United States Navy, Landsman) was a military rank given to naval recruits.In the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom in the middle of the 18th century, the term Landman referred to a seaman with less than a year s experience at… …   Wikipedia

  • Landman (oil worker) — In the United States and Canada, a Landman is an individual who performs various services for oil companies. According to the website of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen (, these services include: negotiating for the… …   Wikipedia

  • landman — landsman …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • landman — /land meuhn, man /, n., pl. landmen / meuhn, men /. 1. landsman (def. 1). 2. leaseman. 3. a person who bargains with landowners for the mineral rights to their land, as on behalf of an oil company. [bef. 1000; ME; OE landmann. See LAND, MAN1]… …   Universalium

  • Landman — n. family name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • landman — land·man …   English syllables

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