Terra

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Terra is the Latin name for Earth.

Terra may also refer to:

Geography[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Latin and other[edit]

  • Terra Australis (southern land), hypothetical continent appearing on maps from the 15th to the 18th century
  • Terra incognita, unknown land, for regions that have not been mapped or documented
  • Terra nullius, land belonging to no one, nobody's land, empty or desolate land
  • Terra pericolosa, dangerous land, for regions believed likely to put travelers in jeopardy
  • Terra preta ("black earth"), very dark, fertile anthropogenic soil found in the Amazon Basin

Nature[edit]

People[edit]

  • Gabriel Terra (1873–1942), Uruguayan president
  • Han Terra (born 1981), Korean kayago player
  • Terra Ryzing, one of the names given to professional wrestler Triple H

Books[edit]

  • Terra (Hainish cycle), another name for Earth in Ursula K. Le Guin's writings
  • Terra (German science fiction), a science fiction series published by Arthur Moewig Verlag, Munich
  • Terra, a 2013 SF novel by Mitch Benn, and its sequel Terra's World (2014)
  • Terra, a 2012 Dystopian/apocalypse novel by Gretchen Powell, first in 'The Terrestrials' series.[1]
  • Terra Nostra (novel) (Our Earth), a 1975 historical novel on Hispanic history by Mexican author Carlos Fuentes
  • Terra (comics), a fictional character from the DC Comics

Film and TV[edit]

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Music[edit]

Business and brands[edit]

Other uses[edit]

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