Definition of Landless

1. Adjective. Owning no land. "The landless peasantry"

Antonyms: Landed



Definition of Landless

1. a. Having no property in land.

Definition of Landless

1. Adjective. Not owning land. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Landless

1. owning no land [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landless

landing ship
landing skids
landing stage
landing strips
landing vehicle tracked
landing vehicles tracked
landings
landladies
landlady
landladyish
landleaper
landleapers
landler
landlers
landless (current term)
landlessness
landlessnesses
landline
landlines
landlocked
landlocked salmon
landloper
landlopers
landlord
landlord's lien
landlordism
landlordisms
landlordless
landlordry

Literary usage of Landless

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1. The Principles of Rural Credits as Applied in Europe and as Suggested for by James Bale Morman (1915)
"CHAPTER IV PERSONAL CREDIT FOR THE landless FARMER THE various methods of financing farmers just described relate almost entirely to landowners, ..."

2. Prisoners of Hope, a Tale of Colonial Virginia by Mary Johnston (1898)
"The two men had not seen each other since the night upon which landless had been brought ... landless came up to him and held out his hand. " I am with you, ..."

3. Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"Of landless Men From the Laws of King Athelstan And we have ordained: if any landless man should become a follower in another shire, and again seek his ..."

4. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1901)
"TREATMENT OF THE landless. affected,1 the object of the Legislature being ... To carry out these promises to the landless man it was, as a matter of fact, ..."

5. English Farming Past & Present by Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1917)
"... or by throwing tenancies together ; the strict letter of the law ; small occupiers become landless labourers ; depopulation of villages when tillage was ..."

6. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"To carry out these promises to the landless man it was, as a matter of fact, enacted and declared ' that all and every 1 " An estate . . . signifieth that ..."

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