Definition of landholding
1 : the state or fact of holding or owning land
2 : property in land
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Small landholdings and uncertain monsoonal rain make India one of the world’s most expensive places to farm, while the country’s rural economy provides few other job opportunities.
Whittell’s landholdings weren’t restricted to the Peninsula.
The financing allowed Green Eagle to buy out Louis Dreyfus to invest in new palm oil mills and increase its landholdings.
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