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landowner

[land-oh-ner] /ˈlændˌoʊ nər/
noun
1.
an owner or proprietor of land.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; land + owner
Related forms
landownership, noun
landowning, noun, adjective
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  • landowners who controlled seats were even able to sell them to prospective candidates.
  • When the government almost doubled the land tax, the large landowners refused to pay.
  • But small landowners had paid their taxes, often at a higher rate.
  • Away from colonial capitals, the militias were at the service of the criollo landowners.
British Dictionary definitions for landowners

landowner

/ˈlændˌəʊnə/
noun
1.
a person who owns land
Derived Forms
landownership, noun
landowning, noun, adjective
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