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  • Land reform — Land reforms (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) is an often controversial alteration in the societal arrangements whereby government administers possession and use of land. Land reform may consist of a government… …   Wikipedia

  • Land tenure — is the name given, particularly in common law systems, to the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to hold the land (the French verb tenir means to hold ; tenant is the present participle of tenir ). The sovereign… …   Wikipedia

  • land — n 1: an area of the earth usu. inclusive of improvements, bodies of water, and natural or man made objects and extending indefinitely upward and downward compare air right 2: an estate, interest, or right in land land means both surface and… …   Law dictionary

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  • land reform — any program, esp. when undertaken by a national government, involving the redistribution of agricultural land among the landless. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * Deliberate change in the way agricultural land is held or owned, the methods of its… …   Universalium

  • Land reform in Romania — Four major land reforms have taken place in Romania: in 1864, 1921, 1945 and 1991. The first sought to undo the feudal structure that had persisted after the unification of the Danubian Principalities in 1859; the second, more drastic reform,… …   Wikipedia

  • Land ownership and tenure — There are a great variety of modes of land ownership and tenure: * Traditional land tenure. For example, most of the indigenous nations or tribes of North America had no formal notion of land ownership. When Europeans first came to North America …   Wikipedia

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  • land tax — / lænd tæks/ noun a tax on the amount of land owned …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Land reform in Zimbabwe — began after the signing of the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979 in an effort to more equitably distribute land between the historically disenfranchised blacks and the minority whites who ruled Zimbabwe from 1923 to 1979. The government s land… …   Wikipedia

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