landholding landholding n. 1. ownership of land; the state or fact of owning land. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A holding in the form of land; the land owned by a person. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Landholding — Landholder Land hold er, n. A holder, owner, or proprietor of land. {Land hold ing}, n. & a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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