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homesteader

[hohm-sted-er] /ˈhoʊmˌstɛd ər/
noun
1.
the owner or holder of a homestead.
2.
a settler under the Homestead Act.
Origin of homesteader
1860-1865
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65; homestead + -er1
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homesteader

/ˈhəʊmˌstɛdə/
noun
1.
a person owning a homestead
2.
(US & Canadian) a person who acquires or possesses land under a homestead law
3.
a person taking part in a homesteading scheme
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