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Posnania was menaced by an agrarian strike, but a settlement has been reached.

The movement is politically nearly as strong in the agrarian districts as elsewhere.

He was an Agrarian, who wanted every man desirous to own a farm to have one.

The Agrarian question was regarded generally as one of the most urgent.

The Czechs believe that Agrarian Reform should be the work of a generation.

But I trust your Christian principles are not about to make an agrarian of you?

As the agrarian answers to the foundation, so does rotation to the superstructures.

Who knows how far the arms of our agrarian may extend themselves?

They paid no attention to social movements or to agrarian conflicts.

Of these conditions the most important are the agrarian changes.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "relating to the land," from Middle French loy agrarienne "agrarian law," from Latin Lex agraria, the Roman law for the division of conquered lands, from agrarius "of the land," from ager (genitive agri) "a field," from PIE *agro- (cf. Greek agros "field," Gothic akrs, Old English æcer "field;" see acre). Meaning "having to do with cultivated land" first recorded 1792.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AGRARIAN

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adjectiverural or rustic
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