agrarianism
noun Date: 1830 a social or political movement designed to bring about land reforms or to improve the economic status of the farmer

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  • Agrarianism — has two common meanings. The first meaning refers to a social philosophy or political philosophy which values rural society as superior to urban society, the independent farmer as superior to the paid worker, and sees farming as a way of life… …   Wikipedia

  • Agrarianism — • Theories and movements intended to benefit the poorer classes of society by dealing in some way with the ownership of land or the legal obligations of the cultivators Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Agrarianism     Agrarian …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • agrarianism — AGRARIANÍSM s.n. Tendinţă de a menţine agricultura ca principală ramură a economiei; teorie economică opusă industrialismului, care acordă prioritate dezvoltării agriculturii. [pr.: ri a ] – Agrarian + suf. ism. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • agrarianism — agrarianism, agrarian societies Agrarian societies are those which combine horticulture and animal husbandry in systems of farming. Agrarianism also refers to the romanticization of the rural farm as the ideal place for family life …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Agrarianism — A*gra ri*an*ism, n. An equal or equitable division of landed property; the principles or acts of those who favor a redistribution of land. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agrarianism — /euh grair ee euh niz euhm/, n. a movement for the equal division of landed property and for the promotion of agricultural interests. [1800 10; AGRARIAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • agrarianism — noun A social and political philosophy that advocates an equitable distribution of land. See Also: agrarian, agrarian party …   Wiktionary

  • agrarianism — n. equal distribution of land between farmers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agrarianism — agrar·i·an·ism …   English syllables

  • agrarianism — A socialistic plan for an equal distribution of lands; any plan for a radical change in land tenure. A movement to promote the interests of farmers as a class …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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