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  • n. Plural form of landowner.


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  • Any attempt to protect the local landowners from the Indians by legislation arouses a furious campaign among the East African Indians and in the Indian Congress Party.

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  • He said that the car washers appeared to have contracts with those "landowners" - or people laying claim to those particular parts of land - to carry out their business.

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  • At the top of the scale are what might be called landowners’ produce: peaches, grapes, asparagus, and citrus and other tree fruits, all of which require a substantial investment of skilled labor, space, time, and equipment.

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  • It was really relaxing and the landowners were a part of the system - not the problem at all.

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  • They are largely employed as village accountants (_patwaris_), clerks in Government offices, and agents to landowners, that is, in very much the same capacity as the

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • They levied toll on the Planters who had taken over the confiscated Irish estates; they avenged some of the wrongs inflicted upon the peasantry, and they checked the exactions of “the Bashaws of the west and south, ” as Lecky calls the landowners of the time.

    Ballad of Douglas Bridge

  • But he did not infer that large properties in land were bad in themselves; for in England he saw that the landowners were the really energetic and improving class.

    The English Utilitarians, Volume I.

  • The individuals called landowners have no right, in morality or justice, to anything but the rent, or compensation for its saleable value.

    An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800

  • The counties not only elect landowners, which is natural, and perhaps wise, but also elect only landowners OF THEIR OWN COUNTY, which is absurd.

    The English Constitution

  • Announcing details of the decree in a separate statement, Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the unit will only use land that has been designated by native titled landowners, from whom consent will have to be obtained. - Gateway to Fiji Islands - News


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