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squattocracy

noun
  1. mainly Australian squatters collectively, regarded as rich and influentialSee squatter (def. 2b)
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Word Origin

C19: from squatter + -cracy
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Historical Examples

  • It was here that the squattocracy was first successfully attacked.

    Town Life in Australia

    R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny