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noun as in plantation

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noun as in ranch

noun as in soil

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In fact, more than 2,000 beneficiaires have already died without receiving a homestead, the Star-Advertiser and ProPublica found.

There’s been a big problem for illegal gambling and drug trafficking already with a lot of the homesteads, and I just want to prevent any more from coming in.

That’s enough to supply less than a third of the so-called waitlisters with homesteads under the current single-family model, according to an analysis of department data by the Star-Advertiser and ProPublica.

As the Star-Advertiser and ProPublica reported in October, DHHL is failing to award homesteads in a timely fashion, as state law requires.

Usually on Thanksgiving, people drive or fly back to the old homestead to celebrate with family and friends.

There is an ancestral homestead, but it has a meth lab in the barn.

Individual states—including the Republic of Texas, which had homesteads up to 320 acres—passed additional homestead acts.

Private business was precisely the new capital that needed to become the new homestead.

In The Americans, the historian Daniel Boorstin traced the madness of the farmers to the Homestead Act of 1862.

He also enacted the Homestead Act, which supplied aspiring settlers with a gift: 160 acres of federal land.

He took mental inventory of his possessions and what he could lay claim to, and he happened to think about his wife's homestead.

Syfe settled with him in cash by taking a large loan on his homestead and giving Barr the proceeds.

Barr had secured Kaden's homestead, and all this Jack Stewart knew, but had never disclosed.

The peculiarity about a homestead is, it is protected by law from seizure by the owner's creditors.

One of the most important questions relating to a homestead is, the meaning of the head of a family.


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On this page you'll find 356 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homestead, such as: address, apartment, base, condo, co-op, and crib.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.