land bank

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

Origin of land bank

First recorded in 1690–1700
Related formsland banking, noun
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land bank

noun
  1. a bank that issues banknotes on the security of property
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