Lay Of The Land


Definition of "Lay of the land"

An idiomatic expression indicating the desire of an individual to understand new surroundings and all of its nuances including its quality and character. The derivation of the expression undoubtedly was from an attempt to determine the general location and incline angle of newly discovered property.

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