Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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

  • 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.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » We Have Adopted a Socialist Definition of Property in Arizona

  • 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

  • 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

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