homesteader meaning

Pronunciation:   "homesteader" in a sentence
Noun: homesteader  'howm`stedu(r)
  1. Someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
    - squatter, nester

Derived forms: homesteaders

See also: homestead

Type of: colonist, settler

Encyclopedia: Homesteader Homesteader, Edmonton


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  1. conservationists had to carry on a constant struggle against lumber companies, ranchers, and homesteader.
  2. they were joined by descendants of the original homesteaders
  3. is watching those homesteaders suffer
  4. is watching those homesteaders suffer
  5. the only stipulation was that the homesteader should either live on the land or cultivate it for five years

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