Landlord

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Landlord

 

Russian, lendlord), in medieval England a largescale feudal landowner, a lord. With the growth of the capitalist agrarian system, the landlord has become a large-scale capitalist landowner in Great Britain, the recipient of capitalist ground rent.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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