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noun

a person or firm engaged at a commission to obtain grants of public lands or to negotiate the buying and selling of private lands between two or more parties.
a government official in charge of the management of public lands.
British. the steward of an estate.

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Origin of land agent

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for land agent

land agent

noun

a person who administers a landed estate and its tenancies
a person who acts as an agent for the sale of land

Derived forms of land agent

land agency, noun
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