[ land-grab-er ]
/ ˈlændˌgræb ər /
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a person who seizes land illegally or underhandedly.
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Origin of land-grabber
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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How to use land-grabber in a sentence
Landgrabber, name given in Ireland to one in the possession or occupancy of land from which another has been evicted.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood