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landowner

[land-oh-ner]
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noun
  1. an owner or proprietor of land.
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Origin of landowner

First recorded in 1725–35; land + owner
Related formsland·own·er·ship, nounland·own·ing, noun, adjective
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Examples from the Web for landowner

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Historical Examples

  • Thereupon a man in a greatcoat, a landowner of La Palud, stepped forward.

  • Gaspard Vaillant had been a landowner near Civray, in Poitou.

  • Three times did this happen, and the landowner was reduced to poverty.

    The Science of Fairy Tales

    Edwin Sidney Hartland

  • I have plenty of fruit, and I take a landowner's pride in my fruit.

    Rene Mauperin

    Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt

  • He sneers at one for supposing any landowner has money for "philanthropy" just now.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward


British Dictionary definitions for landowner

landowner

noun
  1. a person who owns land
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Derived Formslandownership, nounlandowning, noun, adjective
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