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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How to use crown land in a sentence
Ga-lish´i-a, crown land of Austria, on the north side of the Carpathians.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 1 (of 10) | James Edward Parrott
In various parts of the Colony blocks of crown land were taken and divided into allotments of from twenty to fifty acres.The Long White Cloud | William Pember Reeves
In addition to these crown land revenues other sums were voted as required.The Life of King Edward VII | J. Castell Hopkins
Chief among them were the millions of acres of so-called "unalienated" or crown land in Southern Rhodesia.An African Adventure | Isaac F. Marcosson
True; but when the lot of crown land was put up for sale, it was sure to be purchased and shut up by somebody.Gryll Grange | Thomas Love Peacock
British Dictionary definitions for crownland (1 of 2)
a large administrative division of the former empire of Austria-Hungary
British Dictionary definitions for crown land (2 of 2)
(in the United Kingdom) land belonging to the Crown
public land in some dominions of the Commonwealth
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