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homesteader


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homesteader  \Home"stead*er\,  n. 
  One  who  has  entered  upon  a  portion  of  the  public  land  with 
  the  purpose  of  acquiring  ownership  of  it  under  provisions  of 
  the  homestead  law,  so  called  one  who  has  acquired  a 
  homestead  in  this  manner.  [Local,  U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  homesteader 
  n  :  someone  who  settles  lawfully  on  government  land  with  the 
  intent  to  acquire  title  to  to  it  [syn:  {squatter},  {nester}] 




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