agrarianism


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a·grar·i·an·ism

 (ə-grâr′ē-ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. A movement for equitable distribution of land and for agrarian reform.
2. A movement promoting rural life and agriculture as the basis for society.

agrarianism

the doctrine of an equal division of landed property and the advancement of agricultural groups. Also called agrarian reform. — agrarian, adj.
See also: Politics
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agrarianism

[əˈgrɛərɪənɪzəm] Nagrarismo m
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