land tenure(redirected from Tenure (law))
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|Noun||1.||land tenure - the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands|
legal right - a right based in law
copyhold - a medieval form of land tenure in England; a copyhold was a parcel of land granted to a peasant by the lord of the manor in return for agricultural services
freehold - tenure by which land is held in fee simple or for life
villeinage - tenure by which a villein held land
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