landowner

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From land +‎ owner

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landowner (plural landowners)

  1. A person who owns land.
    • 1999, Murray A. Rubinstein, editor, Taiwan: A New History[1], M.E. Sharpe, →ISBN, OCLC 760689122, page 175:
      The largest owner of tea lands on the island in the late 1800s (and Taiwan’s single wealthiest family) were the Lins of Pan-ch’iao. Along with other great familial and corporate landowners, the Pan-ch’iao Lins drew income from renting their properties under a flexible, sophisticated contractual system of land tenure.

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