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landless

[land-lis] /ˈlænd lɪs/
adjective
1.
without landed property; not owning land:
a landless noble.
Origin of landless
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English landlēas. See land, -less
Related forms
landlessness, noun
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  • The village, throttled by the grip of landlessness, always threw a certain surplus of labor-power on to the market.

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