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.
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agrarianism

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

[əˈgrɛərɪənɪzəm] Nagrarismo m
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