the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live
- "the Earth moves around the sun"
the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the surface of the land surface
- "Birds are of the sky, not of the earth."
- "the earth shook for several minutes"
- "they dug into the earth outside the church"
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe
- jord [ geologi ]
hide in the earth, as of a hunted fox