Landsman

Noun

  • (obsolete, nautical) A military rank given to naval recruits
  • The opposite of a seaman. A person who does not go to sea, who lacks the skills of a sailor or who is uncomfortable on ships or boats.
  • Someone of a similar heritage or belief system
  • A fellow Jew who comes from the same district or town, especially in Eastern Europe
  • (oil and gas industry) A person who negotiates leases, contracts and other business deals between producers and landowners.

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