landholding landholding  /ˈlænd ˌhoʊl dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) ownership of land; the state or fact of owning land
  2. (n) a holding in the form of land

Usage(s):

  1. Had the courts not been independent for 200 years, the non-landholding gentry would never have won the right to vote.
  2. Qureshi was born on June 22, 1956 to a wealthy landholding family in Murree, a hilltop region often used as a summer resort.
  3. Under the Tsars Jews were practically debarred from landholding and forced into the occupations of middlemen and money lenders.

News

  • State hunting lands going private, lawmakers told

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia hunters are losing some of their stomping grounds to private clubs, as large landholding companies opt against public access deals, legislators learned Tuesday. Division of Natural Resources Director Frank Jezioro ou...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

Quotes

  1. In her lawsuit, filed through counsel Srikala Guru Krishnakumar, Jayalalitha said that Kacahtheevu, in the narrow Palk Strait that divides India and Sri Lanka, "was historically the part of Raja of Ramnad jamindari (landholding) and after the...
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: J Jayalalithaa Source: Times of India

  2. "It is a historical days, we are beginning to finish the landholding. The private property will always be respected, but some people who does not want equality must change their minds," Morales added.
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Evo Morales Source: Xinhua

  3. "We have to recognize that in a country like ours, where the average size of landholding is so small, there are limitation to what you can to do improve agricultural productivity. The long-term solution to the problem of agrarian distress has to be...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Moneycontrol.com (press release)

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