Definition of Land reform

1. Noun. A redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action).

Generic synonyms: Reform
Category relationships: Administration, Governance, Governing, Government, Government Activity

Lexicographical Neighbors of Land Reform

land line
land lines
land mark
land marks
land mile
land mine
land mines
land of Nod
land of milk and honey
land of opportunity
land of plenty
land office
land on one's feet
land poor
land rail
land reform (current term)
land resources
land rights for gay whales
land rush
land rushes
land site
land snail
land snails
land tax
land tenure
land up
land use board of appeals
land yacht
land yachts

Literary usage of Land reform

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Land & Development in Latin America[: openings for policy researchby Stephen Baranyi, Carmen Diana Deere, Manuel Morales by Stephen Baranyi, Carmen Diana Deere, Manuel Morales (2004)
"land reform What has happened to the beneficiaries of Latin America's land ... Yet there is a need for continued research on land reform in Brazil given ..."

2. Socialism: An Examination of Its Nature, Its Strength and Its Weakness, with by Richard Theodore Ely (1894)
"... V. land reform. LAND is frequently called a natural monopoly, but this hardly seems correct. Monopoly implies management or ownership by one person, ..."

3. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1850)
"RATIONALE OF land reform. THE " land reform" has now attained such considerable importance, that its discussion is not offensive in any circle of society. ..."

4. Investment Guide for Latvia by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1998)
"land reform REAL ESTATE land reform was initiated with the passing of two laws: the Law on land reform in Rural Regions of the Republic, which was adopted ..."

5. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Eugene Allen Gilmore (1910)
"The main plank in the platform of the New England Working Men's Association had been a demand for a ten-hour law; and the two planks, land reform and ten ..."

6. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"The land reform program was very important in popular attitudes. It gave the government the breathing space necessary to survive the '83 military campaign ..."

7. An Introduction to the Industrial History of England by Abbott Payson Usher (1920)
"CHAPTER IX THE ENCLOSURE MOVEMENT AND land reform THE enclosure movement was the transformation of the methods of agriculture and field arrangements which ..."

8. Mauritania's Campaign of Terror: State-Sponsored Repression of Black Africans by Janet Fleischman (1994)
"However, it was not until after the land reform of 1983 that the government's ... The land reform of 1983 was the legal enactment of the government and ..."

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