land grant

Origin of land grant

First recorded in 1850–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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land grant

  1. US and Canadian a grant of public land to a college, railway, etc
  2. (modifier) US designating a state university established with such a grant
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