land-poor

[ land-poo r ]
/ ˈlændˌpʊər /
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adjective

in need of ready money while owning much land.

Nearby words

  1. land, edwin herbert,
  2. land-grabber,
  3. land-grant college,
  4. land-holder,
  5. land-office business,
  6. land-to-land,
  7. landammann,
  8. landau,
  9. landau, lev davidovich,
  10. landau-kleffner syndrome

Origin of land-poor

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for land-poor

land-poor

adjective

owning much unprofitable land and lacking the money to maintain its fertility or improve it
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