Definition of Squatters

1. Noun. (plural of squatter) ¹



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Definition of Squatters

1. squatter [v] - See also: squatter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squatters

squashy
squat
squat thrust
squat thrusts
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squaterole
squatly
squatness
squatnesses
squats
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squatty
squaw

Literary usage of Squatters

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"This measure occasioned still greater ferment, urban politicians exclaiming that squatters were being endowed, rural politicians that squatters were being ..."

2. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"Upon attempting to take possession, he found it occupied by squatters, mostly from Sydney, who refused either to vacate or to pay rent. ..."

3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1897)
"Upon attempting to take possession, he found it occupied by squatters, mostly from Sydney, who refused either to vacate or to pay rent. ..."

4. Life and Letters of the Right Honourable Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke by Arthur Patchett Martin (1893)
"LOWE AND THE Squatters Earl Grey's Land Bill—Mr. Lowe on Downing Street ... They had the effect of consolidating the squatters' influence, and of winning ..."

5. Australia and New Zealand by Anthony Trollope (1873)
"Squatters AND THEIR TROUBLES. UNDOUBTEDLY the staple of Australian wealth, is wool, and the growers and buyers and sellers of Australian wool are the chief ..."

6. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"Technically, squatters are those who occupy land without permission. Internally displaced persons are those who have had to leave their places of origin ..."

7. Notes of a Voyage to California Via Cape Horn: Together with Scenes in El by Samuel Curtis Upham (1878)
"The titles to real estate in Sacramento were somewhat mixed, and the squatters contended that they had as much right to the land as those holding titles ..."

8. Colonial Precedents of Our National Land System as it Existed in 1800 by Amelia Clewley Ford (1910)
"Squatters were present in Pennsylvania at a very early date.7 ... Before 1724, squatters had begun to go in to that part of •Andrews, ..."

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