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land patent

noun
1.
an official document by which title to a portion of public land is conveyed from the government.
Origin of land patent
1835-1845
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45
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  • Upon fulfillment of all conditions a land patent will issue.

    The Hawaiian Islands The Department of Foreign Affairs

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