landowner

[land-oh-ner]

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 landownership

Historical Examples of landownership

  • While the element of scarcity is common to landownership and to monopoly, it differs in its operation.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan

  • Moreover, he exaggerates considerably the part played by landownership in the formation of industrial monopolies.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan

  • Its aim is extended industrial cooperation; socialism is a purely economic term, applying to landownership and productive capital.

    English Synonyms and Antonyms

    James Champlin Fernald

  • It leads to absurdity to use the word monopoly with reference to landownership indiscriminately.

  • So much for the natural right of landownership as seen in the light of reason.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan


British Dictionary definitions for landownership

landowner

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