squattocracy

/ (skwɒˈtɒkrəsɪ) /

noun

mainly Australian squatters collectively, regarded as rich and influentialSee squatter (def. 2b)

Nearby words

  1. squat,
  2. squat thrust,
  3. squatter,
  4. squatter sovereignty,
  5. squatter's right,
  6. squatty,
  7. squauwmish,
  8. squaw,
  9. squaw huckleberry,
  10. squaw man

Word Origin for squattocracy

C19: from squatter + -cracy

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Examples from the Web for squattocracy

  • It was here that the squattocracy was first successfully attacked.

    Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny