/ (skwɒˈtɒkrəsɪ) /
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mainly Australian squatters collectively, regarded as rich and influentialSee squatter (def. 2b)
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Word Origin for squattocracy
C19: from squatter + -cracy
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It was here that the squattocracy was first successfully attacked.Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny