Homestead

[buildings] A homestead is either a single building, or collection of buildings grouped together on a large agricultural holding, such as a ranch, station or a large agricultural operation of some other designation. ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homestead_(buildings)

Homestead

[small African settlement] In the southern African context, a homestead (Xhosa umzi, Zulu umuzi, Swati umuti) is a cluster of several houses (singular indlu; plural Xhosa and Zulu izindlu, Swati tindlu) characteristic of the Nguni-speaking peoples of Africa. Each homestead is normally occupied by a single extended family. ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homestead_(small_African_settlement)

homestead

[n] - the home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family 2. [n] - land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law 3. [n] - dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land 4. [v] - settle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=homestead

Homestead

A small settlement, usually with only one dwelling.
Found on http://www.keystothepast.info/durhamcc/k2p.nsf/k2pGlossaryList?readform&let

Homestead

Is a parcel of land that is used by the owner as a primary residence.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20965

Homestead

Home'stead noun [ Anglo-Saxon hāmstede .] 1. The home place; a home and the inclosure or ground immediately connected with it. Dryden. 2. The home or seat of a family; place of origin. « We can trace them back to a homestead on the Rivers Volga and Ur
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/56

homestead

noun dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=homestead

homestead

verb settle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=homestead

Homestead

• (n.) The home or seat of a family; place of origin. • (n.) The home place; a home and the inclosure or ground immediately connected with it. • (n.) The home and appurtenant land and buildings owned by the head of a family, and occupied by him and his family.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/homestead/

homestead

(from the article `Sudan, The`) ...of autonomous chiefdoms. The structure of authority within each chiefdom was pyramidal, with chiefs (previously kings) at the apex of the ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/65

Homestead

city, Miami-Dade county, southern Florida, U.S., in the fertile Redland district, about 30 miles (50 km) southwest of Miami. The region was inhabited ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/65

Homestead

borough (town), Allegheny county, southwestern Pennsylvania, U.S. It lies across the Monongahela River from the southeastern edge of Pittsburgh and ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/65

homestead

  1. the home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
  2. dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land

Found on

homestead

a historic unit of area in the United States, equal to 160 acres (64.75 hectares). Under the Homestead Act passed by Congress in 1862, settlers in the western states were allowed to take title to a homestead of 160 acres of land by registering a claim, settling on the land, and cultivating it. A homestead equals 1/4 square mile, or 1/4 section in U
Found on http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictH.html

Homestead

(n) Homestead is the residential unit used by a family, which has been declared as the main dwelling place of that family by the head of the house hold in writing to the County Recorder or Recorder of Deeds. A homestead is exempted from bankruptcy proceedings and judgment creditors
Found on http://www.legal-explanations.com/definitions/homestead.htm

Homestead

[meteorite] Homestead is a L5 meteorite fallen in 1875 in Iowa, United States. ==History== On the evening of 12 February 1875 above Iowa a brilliant fireball was observed. About 100 meteorite fragments fell over a {convert|18|sqmi|km2|adj=on} snowy countryside area from Amana to Boltonville in Iowa County. The first found fragment, a stone
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homestead_(meteorite)

Homestead

A statutory exemption of real property used as a home from the claims of certain creditors and judgm
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Business/Real_Estate/

Homestead

the place where a family makes its home
Found on http://www2.kenyon.edu/projects/farmschool/addins/glossary.htm
No exact match found