Definition of landed in English:


Syllabification: land·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈlandid


  • 1Owning much land, especially through inheritance: the landed aristocracy
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    • Mainly, the landed gentry did not want a messy, noisy railway anywhere near them.
    • Still, that must be better than causing an uproar by taking the landed gentry by surprise?
    • An awful lot of landed gentry are going to end up in the docks for cultivation of a Class A drug on their land.
  • 1.1Consisting of or relating to land owned through inheritance: the decline of landed estates landed income

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