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adjective landed pronunciation in British English /ˈlændɪd/
  1. used for describing people who own a lot of land, especially when their family has owned it for a long time

    a member of the landed gentry

    He married into an old landed family.

    the landed classes/aristocracy:

    He belonged to the landed aristocracy.

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    1. a.
      including or relating to a large area of land with one owner

      a landed estate

      landed wealth



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