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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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Strong government control and extensive aristocratic landownership should have, at least in theory, worked against the creation of strong moral economies in land.
The adjudication involves the cooperation of landowners and a strong government interest to clarify landownership boundaries.
Major themes are economic history, property law and legal culture, and landownership practices.
He does not tell us how those meetings were influenced by anti-poverty activists, however, or that they addressed the issues of unemployment, wages, and landownership that had been central to the anti-poverty movements of the previous decade.
Their range of expertise and services covers legal issues surrounding commercial, residential and agricultural property, wills and lasting powers of attorney, trusts, probate, longterm care, tax planning, commercial law, alternative and renewable energy, property and disputes, business rescue, employment, and landownership.
1) The Department of State's 2012 Human Rights Report on Sri Lanka outlines ongoing concerns regarding landownership and property restitution, particularly in the Jaffna Peninsula, where large numbers of persons
This analysis is particularly useful because it historicizes the peculiarities of the permeable line between public and private in Russian landownership, an inconsistency that has implications for other relations between state and society.
Starting in the 1850s, the Encumbered Estate Courts were kept busy selling bankrupt Galway estates, which ultimately constituted the greatest change in landownership since the seventeenth century.
Part of that money likely comes from salary and endorsements he earned as a top-flight cricket star, but the majority likely hails from his landownership in Pakistan.
However, the outstanding 120m section of the route, linking the viaduct with Green Lane, has been the subject of an impasse regarding landownership access.
But pastoralists have gotten a bad rap, Pearce says, from environmentalists such as Garrett Hardin, who, in his 1968 article "The Tragedy of the Commons," maintained that sharing pastures causes overgrazing and advocated private landownership.
Instead, they privileged the idea that collective landownership could make the autonomy that derives from owning land available on a more equal basis.
However, one has to be careful on the local laws and taxation issues as each city is guided by its own investment and landownership limits.
The French too, like the British, instituted private landownership in Indochina by the beginning of the twentieth century.
The system of landownership known as landlordism, which had through the rental income, derived from it facilitated the construction of many Irish mansion houses was slowly dismantled through a series of land acts passed from the latter part of the nineteenth century onwards.