Definitions

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  • n. An economic system under which a few private individuals (landlords) own property, and rent it to tenants.
  • n. A specific variation or implementation of such a system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being a landlord; the characteristics of a landlord; specifically, in Great Britain, the relation of landlords to tenants, especially as regards leased agricultural lands.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Action or opinion characteristic of landlords; the authority exercised by landlords; the doctrine or principle of the supremacy of the landed interest.

Etymologies

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landlord +‎ -ism

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