1. A golf course.
a. Chiefly Scots Relatively flat or undulating sandy turf-covered ground usually along a seashore. Also called linksland.
b. A golf course located on such land or on similarly treeless sandy terrain inland. Also called links course.
[From Middle English link, ridge of land, hill, from Old English hlinc, ridge.]
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