Definition of landed in English:

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landed

Pronunciation: /ˈlandɪd/

adjective

[attributive]
1Owning much land, especially through inheritance: the landed aristocracy
More example sentences
  • 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

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