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land agent

noun
1.
a person or firm engaged at a commission to obtain grants of public lands or to negotiate the buying and selling of private lands between two or more parties.
2.
a government official in charge of the management of public lands.
3.
British. the steward of an estate.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for land agent

land agent

noun
1.
a person who administers a landed estate and its tenancies
2.
a person who acts as an agent for the sale of land
Derived Forms
land agency, noun
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