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homesteading

Line breaks: home|stead|ing
Pronunciation: /həʊmstɛdɪŋ
 
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Definition of homesteading in English:

noun

[mass noun] North American
Life as a settler on a homestead.
Example sentences
  • In these books, Micheaux brings to the Great Plains the ideals of homesteading as cemented in the Homestead Act of 1862.
  • I've read lots of books and magazines about self sufficiency and homesteading and your magazine has always been my favorite guide and reference.
  • In fact, Micheaux's homesteading in South Dakota in 1905 was relatively late in the history of African-American settlement west of the Mississippi River.

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