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English definition of “ground rent”

ground rent

noun [C usually singular]    
money paid by the owner of a building or apartment to the person who owns the land on which it has been builtMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting property
(Definition of ground rent noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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