earth hunger

noun

: a desire or craving to possess or control land

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of earth hunger was in 1822

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“Earth hunger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earth%20hunger. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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