Homesteader

• (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.
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homesteader

nester noun someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
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Homesteader

Home'stead·er noun 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.]
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homesteader

US settler who took up land on the Great Plains following the US government's Homestead Act (1862) duri...
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homesteader

US settler who took up land on the Great Plains following the US government's Homestead Act (1862) during the era of westward expansion. Homesteaders were offered 65 ha/160 acres for a small registration fee, with full ownership after five years' occupation, enabling even poor Americans to gain land. Survival was hard in the semi-ar...
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