landed gentry

  1. the gentry who own land (considered as a class)
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  • For the landed gentry, it was usually a snack to tide you over between luncheon and a late dinner.
  • Mr. OMAR ZEB (Farmer): (Through Translator) Whatever aid is coming here, it is channelized through the influential people of this area, like the chieftains and the maliks, and they are the landed gentry, and even the aid agencies approach them. Pakistani Flood Victims Cope Without Bridges, Aid
  • Scottish Roots usually has about 20 clients at any given time waiting in a queue to discover whether they come from peasant stock or the landed gentry.
  • The new men were not aping the landed gentry; they were basing their careers upon the infrastructure provided by urban Britain.
  • The country houses of the nobility and landed gentry were largely built or rebuilt in what was known as the castellated style. [ A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century
  • Note 56: Possible causes for estrangement from the Resistance movement may include unpopular sentences handed down by the partisan military or the popular courts; excessive taxes on landed gentry; political pressure; violence perpetrated by KKE against collaborators and their families, especially after the December Events of 1944 and under the banner of 'revolutionary violence'. back Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity
  • Even America has its aristocracy, the landed gentry that haunt communities like the Hamptons.
  • In Parliament the House of Lords was dominated by the landed aristocracy, and the landed gentry, often related to the peerage, held sway in the House of Commons.
  • It was the natural choice for the landed gentry and a symbol of aspiration for wealthy businessmen.
  • In the 1930s it was used as a hunting lodge and was visited by royalty and landed gentry during weekend retreats. Times, Sunday Times
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