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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eland  \E"land\,  n.  [D.  eland  elk,  of  Slav.  origin;  cf  Pol. 
  jelen  stag,  Russ.  ol['e]ne,  Lith.  elnis;  perh.  akin  to  E. 
  elk.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  species  of  large  South  African  antelope 
  ({Oreas  canna}).  It  is  valued  both  for  its  hide  and  flesh, 
  and  is  rapidly  disappearing  in  the  settled  districts;  -- 
  called  also  {Cape  elk}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  elk  or  moose. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eland 
  n  :  either  of  two  large  African  antelopes  of  the  genus 
  Taurotragus  having  short  spirally  twisted  horns  in  both 
  sexes 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Eland,  WI  (village,  FIPS  22975) 
  Location:  44.86584  N,  89.21135  W 
  Population  (1990):  247  (90  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  54427 




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