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a piece of land rented or sold to a farmer by county authorities for purposes of cultivation.
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Origin of small holding
First recorded in 1890–95
OTHER WORDS FROM small holdingsmall holder, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for small holding
/ (ˈsmɔːlˌhəʊldɪŋ) /
a holding of agricultural land smaller than a small farm
Derived forms of smallholdingsmallholder, noun
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