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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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You have not really experienced the land until you have experienced the Dalit women\" is a popular saying among the landowning Jats, a politically powerful group that, despite being relatively low caste themselves, are above the Dalits.
The book also doesn't allow for a musical exploration of the R& B influences that produced the band's sound, or the legions of bands indebted to this set of conservative, landowning Englishmen.
Rowe said the party at which Osborne was photographed was held to celebrate her becoming pregnant by her then boyfriend William Sinclair, a member of one of the country's biggest landowning families.
Considerable evidence emerges from charters as well as monastic accounts and wills for a wide variety of gifts in kind and land made by "ordinary people" from the lesser knightly classes down to landowning peasants and townsmen.
As rain delayed the harvest, we witnessed a blacksmith's mastery of archetypal Edwardian crafts such as copper beating (recently revived in the student riots), deferring to the landowning classes and convincingly wearing a hat.
The efforts of the 218th Military Police Company have resulted in the validation of eight Iraqi police stations in the Kirkuk Province--a recognition that is based on a mutual agreement between the military police unit and the station's respective landowning company and battalion.
Country Life, the house magazine for landowning toffs, has written an imaginary fox pop of the voting intentions of political animals.
The mansion, built in 1722, was the home of the Widdringtons - an influential landowning family associated with Northumberland as far back as the 12th Century.
Sir Thomas was the First Bar-oneand latest in the long line of this prominent landowning family.
He says his government would not clash with the landowning and business elites of Guatemala, which has the highest level of chronic infant malnutrition in the Western Hemisphere and one of the region's lowest tax collection rates.
Descendents of the Wallers of Woodcote, a well-known Warwickshire landowning family, wanted to sell off the documents for pounds 150,000.
This is the intriguing story of the great agricultural decline of the late Victorian era and with it, the decline of the wealthy, landowning families, told through the travails of the Arkwrights of Hampton Court in Herefordshire.
At one time, for example, in order to be part of established Virginia society, you had to be several things: white, male, landowning and Protestant--Anglican, to be more precise.
That semi-mythic era of the happy, contented rural village--its landowning swains and lasses farming and blacksmithing and barn raising, quilting and square dancing and parenting, worshiping and burying and remembering, oblivious to the greed, passions, and nation-state criminality washing over the rest of the planet--has, on the whole, receded far beyond recovery.
For instance, the brightest prospect for the newly emancipated black freedmen to acquire property was often through the loss of the same property by landowning whites.