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.
Origin of crown land
First recorded in 1615–25
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
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British Dictionary definitions for crownland
a large administrative division of the former empire of Austria-Hungary
(in the United Kingdom) land belonging to the Crown
public land in some dominions of the Commonwealth
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