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Definition of "agrarianism" [a•gra•ri•an•ism]

  • A movement for equitable distribution of land and for agrarian reform. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "agrarianism" in a sentence
  • "Sounds a lot like the National Revolution of Vichy France – the last major state to believe that prosperity lay in agrarianism."
  • "The term agrarianism derived partly from the ancient Roman agrarian law to redistribute property and Thomas Paine's 1797 work, Agrarian Justice Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly: Being a Plan for Meliorating the Condition of Man, By Creating in Every"
  • "Furthermore, I am not one to try and sell the idea of agrarianism to others, I reckon you either see the benefits of it or you don't."