landowner landowner  /ˈlæn ˌdoʊ nər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a holder or proprietor of land

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ted is America's largest private landowner: 2 million acres from coast to coast.
  2. He's behind on his mortgage payments to the big landowner, who wants the property back in order to sell it on the Internet oops, sorry, to the railroad.
  3. At the request of the landowner, Rosgen dragged in boulders and chunks of dead trees, placing them strategically to regulate stream flow.

News

  1. Get look at habitat work on Sauvie Island

    Learn about on-the-ground conservation efforts on Sauvie Island on June 22 during an interpretive tour with Jane Hartline, an island landowner and the founder of the Sauvie Island Habitat Partnership.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Salem Statesman Journal

  2. State disapproves of latest application to log Squak

    The Department of Natural Resources stated in its response to logger Kurt Erickson’s most recent application to log only on the top of Squak Mountain, that it “believes the landowner/applicant is an alter ego of other persons or entities that do own 500 acres within 50 miles of saltwater.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sammamish Reporter

  3. Anselmo's wall comes down in Shingletown

    Shasta CountyShingletown Landowner Reverge Anselmo has torn down his wall on Inwood Road.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KRCR TV Redding

Quotes

  1. Nevertheless, "this was the responsibility of a private landowner," Francis said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Eddie Francis Source: CBC.ca

  2. Gibbons said in his letter to the Ethics Commission that there's no evidence that he acted "in any way differently than any other landowner would act: I bought a piece of property that had an agricultural use assessment, and I applied to continue...
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Jim Gibbons Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "It's looking like the old West," Perdue said. "Where one landowner would try to dry another one up downstream. The interesting thing is that Alabama is trying to use these insane rules of the fish and wildlife and the Corps of Engineers, to...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Sonny Perdue Source: WXIA-TV

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