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homesteadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhəʊm.sted/ us   /ˈhoʊm.sted/
mainly US a house and the surrounding area of land, usually used as a farm
US in the past, land given by the government for farming

homesteadverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈhəʊm.sted/ us   /ˈhoʊm.sted/ US
(Definition of homestead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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homesteadnoun [C]

us   /ˈhoʊm·sted/
a house and the surrounding area of land, esp. land obtained from the government which is lived on and used for farming
(Definition of homestead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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homesteadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhəʊmsted/ us   US
LAW, PROPERTY property that is your permanent home and not a second home or property that you rent to someone else: In some states your homestead can't be touched by creditors - no matter when it was purchased.
PROPERTY a house and the surrounding area of land, usually used as a farm: Developers are on the verge of taking over the family homestead.
(Definition of homestead from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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