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smallholding

(ˈsmɔːlˌhəʊldɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) a holding of agricultural land smaller than a small farm
ˈsmallˌholder n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.smallholding - a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
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smallholding

[ˈsmɔːlˌhəʊldɪŋ] Nparcela f, minifundio m, chacra f (S. Cone)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

smallholding

[ˈsmɔːlhəʊldɪŋ] n (British)petite ferme fsmall hours npl
in the small hours → au petit matinsmall intestine nintestin m grêle
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

smallholding

[ˈsmɔːlˌhəʊldɪŋ] n (Brit) → piccola tenuta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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A BID to stop a local authority from selling off any more smallholdings without the say-so of a majority of councillors, has been shot down, writes Gareth Wyn Williams.
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The relationship between the smallholders and the central estate is reflected in their respective official labels, based on terms drawn from biology: the central estate, with its own planting and processing mill to which all produce must go, is the "inti" or "nucleus" and the surrounding smallholdings are the "plasma".
While councils across the UK are marginalising their smallholdings, to its credit Anglesey had taken the opposite approach.
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