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  • n. Plural form of landgrabber.

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Examples

  • Yet, back in their hometowns, the land to which the rural poor have been tethered all their lives is being snatched by landgrabbers, with no real recourse.

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  • Just because planters and landgrabbers with the backing of a tyrannical foreign power that still beleives in birthright for petes sakemake up the majority and want to stay with the union does that make it right?

    Two I.R.A. Splinter Groups Return to Violence - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • In Southeastern Colorado, landowners fight off the country's military landgrabbers.

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  • They're landgrabbers supporters and will support any means to grab land, even if it means using deceit, terroristical methods, God as the ultimate excuse, murdering those in the way, and so on.

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  • He said with the whites utilising only a paltry 30 percent of the land they own, war veterans who are seeking to reverse the colonial land imbalances are portrayed as "squatters", "landgrabbers",

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In the case of the enclosure of the common lands, which was going on from about 1600 to 1850, the landgrabbers did not even have the excuse of being foreign conquerors; they were quite frankly taking the heritage of their own countrymen, upon no sort of pretext except that they had the power to do so.

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  • Que Rory des Collines vit et que les landgrabbers crèvent

    Collections and Recollections

  • English Government officials have very little and very poor encouragement given them if they push inland and attempt to enlarge the sphere of influence, which their knowledge of local conditions teaches them requires enlarging, because the authorities at home are afraid other nations will say we are rapacious landgrabbers.

    Travels in West Africa

  • What many of these lenders did when "selling" their loans to these folks was not entirely different in spirit to the actions of the various conmen and landgrabbers of the Old West who used to dazzle the hillbillies and native Americans with promises and then flurry an unreadable piece of paper in front of them and give them a pen.

    The Guardian World News

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