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crown land

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noun

land belonging to the crown, the revenue of which goes to the reigning sovereign.
Also crownland . one of the administrative divisions of the former empire of Austria-Hungary.

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Origin of crown land

First recorded in 1615–25
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British Dictionary definitions for crown land (1 of 2)

crownland
/ (ˈkraʊnˌlænd) /

noun

a large administrative division of the former empire of Austria-Hungary

British Dictionary definitions for crown land (2 of 2)

crown land

noun

(in the United Kingdom) land belonging to the Crown
public land in some dominions of the Commonwealth
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