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homesteadernoun [C]

uk   /ˈhəʊmˌsted.ər/  us   /ˈhoʊmˌsted.ɚ/ US
someone who goes to live and grow crops on land given by the government, especially in the past: In the 1800s, thousands of homesteaders settled on the prairies of the western US
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Translations of “homesteader”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时政府资助的)经营农庄者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時政府資助的)農莊擁有者…
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