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One that owns land.

land′hold′ing n.
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Noun1.landholding - ownership of land; the state or fact of owning land
ownership - the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
2.landholding - a holding in the form of land
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
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As to the murder of Federico Sabejon last July 27 in Poblacion, Siaton, CHR investigation revealed that 'he had a hand in organizing new claimants in a landholding in Siaton which had long been settled by the DAR (Department of Agrarian Reform).'
The tenements acquired (Schedule 1) lie along strike and adjacent to Regis' landholding including the Rosemont, Garden Well and Moolart Well Gold Mines.
Kiyotaki presents the accomplishments of the Ottoman governors in Baghdad by examining in detail tax farming, tapu landholding, and crop sharing during the Tanzimat period 1939-76, and the modification of these practices during the Hamidian period and the rule of the Committee for Union and Progress (1876-1914), followed by the British occupation and mandate period (1914-32).
He said that farmers would get gunny bags in accordance with their landholding at all cost.
He added: "The evidence we have collected shows clearly that it is the concentration of power associated with land ownership, rather than necessarily the scale of landholding, that has a significant impact on the public interest, for example in relation to economic opportunities, housing and community development."
He has also announced the extension of the waiver scheme to farmers with a landholding of 2.5 to 5 acres.
Over 90% farmers in Pakistan have landholding of less than five acres, hence majority of the farmers suffer from low yields and negligible profits.
1 -- According to the Census 2010, the agriculture landholding pattern in India shows that 95 per cent of the landholdings are marginal (less than one ha), small (1-2 ha) and semi-medium (2-4 ha) holdings.
Mr Wells later helped grow the RSPB's landholding at Inner Marsh Farm and Burton Marsh Farm, culminating in the opening of Burton Mere Wetlands' in 2011.
In a meeting with group of farmers, FPCCI Standing Committee Chairman, Ahmad Jawad said that small landholding is one of the major hurdles in achieving higher yield growth.
However, within this farm size category, we see a curious 230 percent increase in average landholding size over this twelve-year period, from 13.2 to 31.1 hectares.