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Definition of "landowning" []

  • Describing one, or a group, that owns real estate (i.e. land). (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the ownership of land. (adjective)

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Use "landowning" in a sentence
  • "A key factor enabling China's transformation "China Population Balance Tilts Urban," World News, Jan. 18 is the ability of landowning local governments to simply grab land instead of transferring ownership by means of a sales contract."
  • "The measure let landowning parishioners pay their taxes to the Anglican Church in cash rather than the usual tobacco (which drought had made unusually precious)."
  • "My father comes from a wealthy landowning family, my mother from simple farming folk."