land bank


noun

a banking association that engages in the financing of transactions in real property, especially in agricultural land.
a parcel or parcels of land or real estate held in trust, as for future development.

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Origin of land bank

First recorded in 1690–1700

OTHER WORDS FROM land bank

land banking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for land bank

land bank

noun

a bank that issues banknotes on the security of property
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