Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being an owner of land; proprietorship of land.

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Examples

  • Strictly speaking landownership is held by the government.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » When Conservatives Turn Against Private Property and Private Contracts

  • While the separation of homeownership from landownership is part of what makes the mobile home affordable, it is also a disadvantage.

    Living Smaller

  • It is regrettable that a basic right such as landownership is being politicized, in view of the fact that all racially based land measures have already been scrapped.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "It is regrettable that a basic right such as landownership is being politicized, in view of the fact that all racially based land measures have already been scrapped."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was regrettable that a basic right such as landownership was being politicized, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It fundamentally seeks to alter the principle of communal landownership which is at the heart of the land rights regime.

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  • Parliamentary (democratic or republican) government came about as a derivative of Monarchism – in other words a transition from private landownership to public landownership.

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  • Increasing evidence points to a strong association between women's landownership and a myriad of desired gains - increased productivity, increased nutrition and schooling for children, and reduced domestic violence.

    Tim Hanstad: Bridging the Two Indias

  • Both Andhra Pradesh and Odisha have successfully piloted programs that train barefoot legal aid workers or community resource persons to work with poor families and provide added capacity to local Revenue Department officials to deliver landownership to tens of thousands of rural families who occupy land claimed by the government or have clouded ownership of the plots they till.

    Tim Hanstad: Bridging the Two Indias

  • For centuries in Britain, commercial activities were looked down upon by many in the aristocracy, whose wealth lay in landownership and who would not deign to dabble in trade.

    The Entrepreneurs' Princess

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