Definition of land grant in English:

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land grant


North American
A grant of public land, especially to an institution or to American Indians: [as modifier]: land grant colleges
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  • Likewise, the land grant colleges transformed America's education system and, as a result, transformed America in a genuinely middle-class nation.
  • The 1994 land grant institutions' distance education resources and their programs were non-existent prior to project collaboration with Montana State University for program delivery.
  • In this respect, none of the land grant institutions appears to have successfully emphasized lengthy in country experiences, despite a professed plethora of opportunities.

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