Definitions

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  • n. One who has the actual possession of land; the occupant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who has the actual possession of land; the occupant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, one who is seized of or has the actual possession of land as the owner thereof; the occupant.

Etymologies

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French terre earth, land + tenant, present participle of tenir to hold.

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