landowner

Definitions

  • The Landowner
    The Landowner
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n landowner a holder or proprietor of land
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church
    • n Landowner An owner of land.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n landowner An owner or proprietor of land.
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Usage

In literature:

Between the church and the landowners we are ground to powder!
"The Mission of Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
Toombs inherited the traditions of the Virginia landowners.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
The monks had become mere landowners.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
Not a single landowner of importance went out with Wagstaff.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
But right in line with these are the landowners, the merchants, manufacturers, landlords, monopolists.
"Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 1, March 1906" by Various
In most cases this decision somewhat limited a landowner's claim.
"The Bounty of the Chesapeake" by James Wharton
When the great landowner had gone, Mrs. Stott looked wistfully at her husband.
"The Wonder" by J. D. Beresford
He was a rich landowner and had great interests in the cloth trade.
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
The brothers became great landowners, and James was M.P.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
But this the landowners would not suffer, and they gained largely by the transaction.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
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In news:

Officials considering big game free-for-all for Alaska's private landowners.
The Obama administration tried last week to convince the US Supreme Court that the federal government can deny landowners the use of their property for years - decades if need be - without ever paying compensation.
The Barack Obama administration tried last week to convince the US Supreme Court that the federal government can deny landowners the use of their property for years -- decades if need be -- without ever paying compensation.
The landowner, Donald Powell, was issued a citation for burning without a permit.
Landowner hauls water to Missouri's 350-year-old oak.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Senate, in a rare 17-17 tie vote, killed a bill that sought to allow landowners to sell special hunting tags they receive because their properties provide important habitat for deer, elk, or pronghorn.
Thanks to the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Program, hunters and landowners can donate deer to inspected meat processors and in turn the meat will be donated to organizations that serve the needy.
MOUNT GILEAD — The newly formed Whetstone Landowners Association will host a Utica shale oil and gas informational meeting Thursday at 7 pm at Mount Gilead High School.
More than 95 percent of these are owned by local landowners or other entities other than the state of Ohio.
First installment of property taxes due: San Diego Co. Landowners can make payment online, in-person.
The first installment of 2012-13 property taxes are due Monday for San Diego County landowners.
Several landowners in Trumbull County attended a shale seminar Wednesday at the Trumbull County Soil and Water Conservation District to meet with financial experts from around the area.
A Texas landowner has put the Keystone XL Pipeline project to a halt.
Actress Daryl Hannah, left, and landowner Eleanor Fairchild stare down an excavator attempting to clear land for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline.
Landowner upset over damage after Apache drills for oil.
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