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skwo ter

  • n  someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
  • n  someone who settles on land without right or title
  • s  short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
  • s  having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground

  • The squatter left behind no bed, but she did leave stained bath mats, towels, flip-flops, Chinese-takeout remnants, Sun-kist soda cans, prescription medicine, old mail and some .
  • This week, it was the turn of those with no jobs, as unemployed people living in squatter camps went on a rampage, stoning vehicles, destroying buildings and looting stores to .
  • He figures the value of their extralegal property, from cinder-block squatter homes to black-market street-vendor sales, at almost $10 billion.
News & Articles

  • Neighborhood Nightmare
    BERWICK – Neighbors living next to Test Track Park in Berwick say squatters moved onto nearby property back in April....
    June 11, 2013 - WNEP 16 Pennsylvania

  • Steven Spielberg in New York Times
    Even coming through the gate this morning actually felt different,said Mr. Spielberg, who was clearly ebullient about the arrangement. "I felt better. Less like a squatter."
  • Roger de Sa in Independent Online
    This show car emphatically showcases the evolution at Renault Design. Its squatter proportions and powerful, energetic styling talk directly to the driver's senses; they say 'driving pleasure'. The spectacular, unprecedented door-opening kinematics... Patrick Le Quement http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Le_Qu%C3%A9ment&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG3i3WKm3-BCOQkvjylqgBPuTqsSA Autochannel (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.theautochannel.com/F/news/2008/03/04/079537.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEQ9vDYtVO8Geh10-nZr74dlFdGlg Mar 4, 2008 93754 124608 squatter I was driving in a squatter camp near Cape Town Airport and could not believe what I was hearing about Parreira's salary as I looked at the squalor all around me," said De Sa. "I was on the way to a Red Cross Centre with a R10 000 donation...

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