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landowner

(ˈlændonɚ)
n. a corpse; a dead person. (see also buy the farm.) Now old Mr. Carlson was a landowner for real.
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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.
Miller Developments have many years of experience of working in partnership with landowners to deliver potential.
In December, the World Bank approved a second segment of a loan to Papua New Guinea, despite strong opposition from local landowners and environmental activists who believe the move endangers the world's third largest rainforest.
To limit wars over this lifeblood, states during the 19th-century mining era began issuing to some of their landowners legal entitlements to a share of the water flowing through rivers and lakes.
FERC had said that pipeline companies must notify landowners near a proposed pipeline within three business days after FERC assigns a docket number to an application for construction.
That's because private landowners control most of the virgin forest and they have little economic reason to leave native trees alone.
The suspect paid restitution to the landowners and spent a total of 6 years in prison.
Opening up farms or forest lands for paid hunting access may provide a profitable opportunity to some landowners.
Teasing out the relationship between the state and the countryside, especially large landowners over time, will help clarify the relationship between the state and the rural bourgeoisie.
The analysis also considers species conservation on private land with initially unknown conservation value, endogenous acquisition of information, and the potential for investment by landowners prior to a regulatory decision on land use.