- the seizing of land by a nation, state, or organization, especially illegally, underhandedly, or unfairly.
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Examples from the Web for land grab
It was not a land-grab that was plotted in Independence Hall in 1776, but a pattern of human freedom.They Who Knock at Our Gates
The House did itself credit by refusing one land-grab, out of a thousand or so submitted.