landowner

noun
land·​own·​er | \ ˈland-ˌō-nər How to pronounce landowner (audio) \

Definition of landowner

: an owner of land

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Other Words from landowner

landownership \ ˈland-​ˌō-​nər-​ˌship How to pronounce landowner (audio) \ noun
landowning \ ˈland-​ˌō-​niŋ How to pronounce landowner (audio) \ adjective or noun

Examples of landowner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like many others, the landowner who generated the original credits likely rolled the funds back into their farms, leaving a lawsuit and bankruptcy as the only options for Lueker to collect. David Migoya, The Denver Post, "Colorado aims to undo conservation easement tax-credit mess from 10 years ago," 9 Feb. 2020 For the lot in Pallatium Villas, a previous landowner had filed a plat to develop the property in 1995 — two years before the city enacted its first tree ordinance in 1997, and decades before Gutierrez purchased the still-vacant lot in 2018. Brian Chasnoff, ExpressNews.com, "‘Everything was there and then it wasn’t’: Developers allowed to skirt tree ordinance," 21 Jan. 2021 The Salvation Army has operated in San Francisco since 1883, and is the largest nonprofit landowner in the city. Kevin Fagan, SFChronicle.com, "Beefed-up drug, alcohol rehab program set to launch at Salvation Army in 2021," 30 Dec. 2020 The president instructs stakeholders to consult with Indigenous communities, to listen and learn the best methods for long-term land and resource management and how to act as both steward and landowner. Nick Martin, The New Republic, "American Agriculture Is Broken, and Tom Vilsack Is Not the Man to Fix It," 1 Feb. 2021 Greg Goodman, a major downtown developer, landowner and property manager who has over the years cultivated close relationships with city leaders, said the new district attorney has fallen short. oregonlive, "Portland protests shape District Attorney Mike Schmidt’s young tenure: Now what?," 30 Jan. 2021 Carey Mulligan stars as the Sutton Hoo landowner, Edith Pretty, a wealthy widow, mother to a pre-teen son and a bit of an amateur archaeologist who has a hunch about one of the mounds on her property. Lindsey Bahr, Star Tribune, "Review: Buried treasure, impending war and loss in 'The Dig'," 13 Jan. 2021 The veteran wildlife biologist also evaluated the site near Princeton roughly two weeks later, where a game camera placed in a wooded area east of town by a private landowner captured a photograph of a mountain lion. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Sightings of mountain lions are rare," 16 Jan. 2021 Brown had children with Joseph Harris, a landowner of European ancestry who raised cattle and planted fields of pimento berries, also known as allspice. Washington Post, "The Jamaican connection," 13 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of landowner

circa 1733, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of landowner was circa 1733

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“Landowner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/landowner. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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landowner

noun

English Language Learners Definition of landowner

: a person who owns land

landowner

noun
land·​own·​er | \ ˈland-ˌō-nər How to pronounce landowner (audio) \

Kids Definition of landowner

: a person who owns land

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