Associations to the word «Homestead»


HOMESTEAD, noun. A house together with surrounding land and buildings, especially on a farm
HOMESTEAD, noun. The place that is one's home
HOMESTEAD, noun. (South Africa) A cluster of several houses occupied by an extended family
HOMESTEAD, noun. The home or seat of a family; place of origin.
HOMESTEAD, verb. To acquire or settle on land as a homestead.

Dictionary definition

HOMESTEAD, noun. The home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family.
HOMESTEAD, noun. Land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law.
HOMESTEAD, noun. Dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land.
HOMESTEAD, verb. Settle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope