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  • n. Plural form of landholder.

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Examples

  • After he reached the area and examined the various tracts, he called the landholders together on March 29 and explained that Georgetown and Carrollsburg might defeat their own ends by rivalry or excessive prices for property desired by the Federal government.

    Washington

  • Part of the reason there are so few CA wines at a low price point likely has to do with the cost of real estate, and the fact that real estate taxes go up only when a property sells (legacy of Prop 13, so new buyers subsidize long-term landholders).

    Tasty American wine under $12: why so little of it? Industry replies, part I | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Conawaga was the largest, richest and most thickly settled province in all the Westermarck, and it had a comparatively large, and very powerful class of titled landholders - which we have not in Thandara, and by the favor of Mitra, never shall.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • In the President's last Message, it is maintained that the wealthy landholders, that is, the planters, are the _best_ part of the population; -- it admits that the laws for raising of revenue by imposts have been in their operation oppressive to the

    An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

  • First of all, as affecting the very existence and the social development of the people, or their capacity for being educated, Christianised, civilised in the highest sense, there was the relation of the Government to the ryots ( "protected ones") and the zameendars ( "landholders").

    Life of William Carey

  • "It seems to be that the landholders are the bad eggs every time that the Barrier Reef comes up.

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  • Graham invested heavily in the stock market and in real estate, becoming, according to one historian, “one of the largest landholders in the Pacific Northwest.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Sex, as I realized not without embarrassment, was the privilege of divorced landholders.

    Waylaid

  • However, Valdez shows us that discussions of what city space is needed for private landholders is now beyond professional debate, and part of the popular urbanist dialogue.

    Charles R. Wolfe: Saying Goodbye to "Leave it to Beaver" Urbanism?

  • Major focus should be given to agriculture sector as about 84 percent of the landholders belong to small and marginal farmers category and 44 percent of them belong to the schedule caste and schedule tribe.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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