landholder

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land +‎ holder

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landholder (plural landholders)

  1. A person who owns land.
    • 2011, Jonathan White, Terrorism and Homeland Security:
      India's agrarian system is based on large wealthy landholders and unlanded peasants, formerly of the lower caste, who are alienated from the current economic structure.

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