from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that owns land.

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  • n. A person who owns land.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An owner of land.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An owner or proprietor of land.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a holder or proprietor of land


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  • My inalienable right as a farmer or gardener or landowner is to grow what I choose on my land.

    Nick Joy: Why Genetically Modified Salmon Affects My Rights as a Citizen

  • When space is available and a certain landowner is in a friendly mood, several times a year I practice my marksmanship on water-filled jugs out to 500 and 600 yards, and, on rare occasions, out to 700.

    best caliber for 600+ yard shots

  • Obtain landowner permission first, or check your state's regulations if hunting public land.

    Make a Trail to Bring Buck Whitetails to You

  • There's a Munchkin landowner named Boq; Gayelette and Quelala, a couple mentioned in the story of the Magic Cap; and a china figurine named Mr. Joker.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • The Court then determined that the owners of the adjacent land were not liable either since "a landowner is generally not liable for the existence of uncut vegetation obstructing the view of motorists at an intersection."

    Personal Injury

  • Every landowner, in other words, along the banks of a river had equal right to take water; and no one owner could take so much that the stock was depleted.

    A History of American Law

  • Since the landowner is usually richer than the tenant, it would seem advantageous to both parties to let the landowner bear the entire risk.

    The Prize in Economics 2001 - Information for the Public

  • "Do you mean that the landowner is utterly unprotected?"

    The Miller of Old Church

  • a friendly way that the commander and the officers were higher up the hill to the right in the courtyard of the farm, as he called the landowner's house.

    War and Peace

  • It’s up to the gardeners and landowners to figure out the details, though they provide enough information on the site to gauge whether it’s worth pursuing a match — how much access the landowner is willing to give the gardener, for instance (only on weekdays?

    Matchmaking gardeners with gardens


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