Origin of agrarian
Examples from the Web for agrarian
And in Agrarian Justice, he proposed taxing the landed rich to provide grants to young people and pensions to the elderly.
This policy would have put Roosevelt in the same general category of agrarian reform as Stalin and Mao Tse-tung.
Texas, with the territorial dimensions of an empire, answered the agrarian needs of the slave system.William Lloyd Garrison|Archibald H. Grimke
The error contained in this sermon determined me to publish my Agrarian Justice.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine
Their task was made easy by the habits of conspiracy formed among the peasantry in the agrarian war.Irish History and the Irish Question|Goldwin Smith
In the agrarian legends of Iasion and Erysichthon, Demeter also plays an important part.
Besides these recitals in Acts of Parliament, we have other glimpses of the causes of agrarian distress.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Word Origin for agrarian
1610s, "relating to the land," from Middle French loy agrarienne "agrarian law," from Latin Lex agraria, the Roman law for the division of conquered lands, from agrarius "of the land," from ager (genitive agri) "a field," from PIE *agro- (cf. Greek agros "field," Gothic akrs, Old English æcer "field;" see acre). Meaning "having to do with cultivated land" first recorded 1792.