landowner


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land·own·er

 (lănd′ō′nər)
n.
One that owns land.

land′own′er·ship′ n.
land′own′ing adj. & n.

landowner

(ˈlændˌəʊnə)
n
a person who owns land
ˈlandˌownerˌship n
ˈlandˌowning n, adj

land•ow•ner

(ˈlændˌoʊ nər)

n.
an owner or proprietor of land.
[1725–35]
land′own`er•ship`, n.
land′own`ing, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landowner - a holder or proprietor of landlandowner - a holder or proprietor of land  
abutter - the owner of contiguous property
franklin - a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
freeholder - the owner of a freehold
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
laird - a landowner
landlord - a landowner who leases to others
squire - an English country landowner

landowner

noun owner, proprietor, freeholder, lessor, landholder rural communities involved in conflicts with large landowners
Translations
مَالِكُ الأَرْضَمالِك الأرض
majitel pozemkůmajitel půdy
godsejergrundejerjordejer
maanomistaja
zemljoposjednik
földbirtokos
landeigandi
地主
토지소유자
majiteľ pôdy
jordägare
เจ้าของที่ดิน
địa chủ

landowner

[ˈlændˌəʊnəʳ] Nterrateniente mf, hacendado/a m/f

landowner

[ˈlændəʊnər] npropriétaire m foncier or terrienland reform nréforme f agraireland registry ncadastre m

landowner

[ˈlændˌəʊnəʳ] nproprietario/a terriero/a

land

(lӕnd) noun
1. the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea. We had been at sea a week before we saw land.
2. a country. foreign lands.
3. the ground or soil. He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.
4. an estate. He owns land/lands in Scotland.
verb
1. to come or bring down from the air upon the land. The plane landed in a field; They managed to land the helicopter safely; She fell twenty feet, but landed without injury.
2. to come or bring from the sea on to the land. After being at sea for three months, they landed at Plymouth; He landed the big fish with some help.
3. to (cause to) get into a particular (usually unfortunate) situation. Don't drive so fast – you'll land (yourself) in hospital/trouble!
ˈlanding noun
1. (an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground. an emergency landing; (also adjective) a landing place.
2. a place for coming ashore.
3. the level part of a staircase between flights of steps. Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine.
ˈlanding-gear noun
the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands. The accident was caused by the failure of the plane's landing-gear.
ˈlanding-stage noun
a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat.
ˈlandlocked adjective
enclosed by land. a landlocked country; That area is completely landlocked.
ˈlandlordfeminine ˈlandlady (plural ˈlandladies) – noun
1. a person who has tenants or lodgers. My landlady has just put up my rent.
2. a person who keeps a public house. The landlord of the `Swan' is Mr Smith.
ˈlandmark noun
1. an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others. The church-tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff.
2. an event of great importance.
land mine
a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it.
ˈlandowner noun
a person who owns land, especially a lot of land.
ˈLandrover® (-rouvə) noun
a type of strong motor vehicle used for driving over rough ground.
ˈlandslide noun
a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill. His car was buried in the landslide.
ˈlandslide (victory) noun
a clear victory in an election. Their political party won a landslide victory.
ˈlandslide defeat noun
a clear defeat in an election.
land up
to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one's own fault. If you go on like that, you'll land up in jail.
land with
to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task). She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news.
see how the land lies
to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.

landowner

مَالِكُ الأَرْضَ majitel pozemků jordejer Grundbesitzer γαιοκτήμονας terrateniente maanomistaja propriétaire terrien zemljoposjednik proprietario terriero 地主 토지소유자 landeigenaar grunneier właściciel ziemski proprietário de terras землевладелец jordägare เจ้าของที่ดิน toprak sahibi địa chủ 地主
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He might with equal probability have been an eccentric landowner or a gentlemanly ploughman.
I will go to my uncle and say: 'Uncle, I have the magnificent chance to marry the daughter of wealthy English landowner.
After all, the idea was quite logical; a parasite and landowner naturally supposed that intelligence was a marketable commodity like everything else, and that in Switzerland especially it could be bought for money.
In Kiev Pierre found some people he knew, and strangers hastened to make his acquaintance and joyfully welcomed the rich newcomer, the largest landowner of the province.
The company consisted of two lawyers, a wealthy landowner, an officer, and four ladies.
The youthful landowner was asking ten thousand rubles for the grove simply because Vasili Andreevich was offering seven thousand.
Least important is John Gower (pronounced either Go-er or Gow-er), a wealthy landowner whose tomb, with his effigy, may still be seen in St.
And if the members of Municipal Councils knew a little better, they would uphold the small landowner and the mayor when the two combine to oppose the establishment of unfair easements.
He called upon the rich landowner, the Marquis de Chavanes, on purpose to deliver himself with joyful unction of solemn platitudes about the inscrutable ways of Providence.
It was Svidrigailov, that landowner in whose house my sister was insulted when she was their governess.