noun see landgrab

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • land-grabber — ☆ land grabber [land′grab΄ər ] n. a person who gets possession of land unfairly or fraudulently …   English World dictionary

  • land grabber — land grabber, a person who acquires land from another by treachery, force, or other means contrary to the spirit of the law …   Useful english dictionary

  • land-grabber — /land grab euhr/, n. a person who seizes land illegally or underhandedly. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • land-grabber — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that seizes land illegally, unfairly, or selfishly: as a. : one who secures public land by misrepresentation or fraud b. Ireland : one who takes the holding of an evicted tenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • land-shark — landˈ shark noun 1. A land grabber 2. Someone who robs sailors on shore 3. A lean breed of pig (old US) • • • Main Entry: ↑land …   Useful english dictionary

  • land shark — noun 1. : a swindler of sailors on shore 2. : land grabber a * * * land shark, 1. a dishonest person who cheats or robs seamen on shore: »Flophouse keepers, saloon owners, and other land sharks…shanghaied [sailors] (Atlantic). 2. U.S. a land… …   Useful english dictionary

  • land pirate — noun 1. obsolete : a literary pirate 2. : one who robs on land: as a. : highwayman b. : land shark 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irish Land and Labour Association — The Irish Land and Labour Association (ILLA) was a progressive movement founded in the early 1890s in Munster, Ireland, to organise and pursue political agitation for small tenant farmers and rural labourers rights. Its branches also spread into… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gilbert Anderson — Broncho Billy Anderson Broncho Billy Anderson Broncho Billy Anderson est un réalisateur, acteur, producteur et scénariste américain né le 21 mars 1880 à Little Rock, Arkansas (États Unis), décédé le 20 janvier 1971 à Los Angeles (États Unis) …   Wikipédia en Français

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