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landholding (plural landholdings)
- A piece of property (land) that is held (owned).
- Synonym: landhold
- 1990, Vermeer, Eduard B., Development and Decline of Fukien Province in the 17th and 18th Centuries, →ISBN, LCCN 90-43720, OCLC 1015072155, page 97:
- Thus the unendurable burden on the temples was lightened. For instance, the annual surtaxes of Buddhist temples' landholdings of Hsia-p'u county which had amounted to 515 taels in the late Ming dropped to 309 taels after Ch'ien-lung's edict, and to 229 taels soon afterwards.
- The state or practice of owning land.
piece of property that is held
state of owning land