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Terra Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The Earth is the third planet from the Sun and it is the only planet known to have life on it. The Earth formed around 4.5 billion years ago. It is one of four rocky planets on the inside of the Solar System. The other three are Mercury, Venus, and Mars.

The large mass of the Sun makes the Earth move around it, just as the mass of the Earth makes the Moon move around it. The Earth also turns round in space, so different parts face the Sun at different times. The Earth goes around the Sun once (one "year") for every 365¼ times it turns all the way around (one "day").

The Moon goes around the Earth about every 27⅓ days, and reflects light from the Sun. As the Earth goes round the Sun at the same time, the changing light of the Moon takes about 29½ days to go from dark to bright to dark again. That is where the idea of "month" came from. However, now most months have 30 or 31 days so they fit into one year.


Meaning of the Name 'Terra'


  • Meaning: Earth
  • Origin: Latin
  • Gender: Female


Terra Sample Sentences in News


  • Terra Tech Subsidiary MediFarm Receives Unanimous Approval by the Las Vegas City Council
    Las Vegas -- Terra Tech Corp (TRTC), is pleased to announce that they have received a unanimous vote for approval of their Western Avenue dispensary location by the Las Vegas City Council. On October 29, ... Read more on this news related to 'Terra'
  • Terra Kulture has organised over 200 exhibitions – Austen-Peters
    As Victoria Island, Lagos-based cultural centre, Terra Kulture, prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary, its founder and Managing Director, Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters, says it has hosted over 200 art exhibitions. The centre that was founded in 2003, but commenced operation in 2004, prides itself as an educational and recreational organisation set up to promote Read more on this news related to 'Terra'
  • Terra Motors Breaks into the European Market at EICMA
    Terra Motors Corporation, Japan’s leading innovator of electric two- and three-wheelers, will unveil “A4000i” at 2014 EICMA Show in Milan, 6-9 November. They will be the first Japa Read more on this news related to 'Terra'

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