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Re: Lay of the land

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on May 10, 2006

In Reply to: Lay of the land posted by LeCee Galmiche Johnson on May 10, 2006

: lay of the land. What does it mean?

Nothing. However, there is a phrase "the lie of the land", which means (literally) "the shape of the physical landscape" and (figuratively) "the situation"