land belonging to the crown, the revenue of which goes to the reigning sovereign.
Also crown·land. 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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The third crown-land of Bohemia is the Duchy of Silesia, with an area of 1,987 square miles.
(in the United Kingdom) land belonging to the Crown
public land in some dominions of the Commonwealth
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