homestead

英 ['həʊmsted] 美 ['homstɛd]
  • n. 宅地;家园;田产
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1. In U.S. usage, "a lot of land adequate for the maintenance of a family".
homestead 家园,农庄

home,家,stead,农庄。

homestead (n.)
Old English hamstede "home, town, village," from home (n.) + stead (q.v.). In U.S. usage, "a lot of land adequate for the maintenance of a family" (1690s), defined by the Homestead Act of 1862 as 160 acres. Hence, the verb, first recorded 1872. Homesteader also is from 1872.
1. When we reached the homestead and were sitting on the stoep drinking our coffee, we heard that Richard had left quite suddenly and had gone back to England.
当我们赶到范·伦斯堡家,坐在他们家屋前的门廊上喝咖啡时, 却听说理查德已经不辞而别回英国去了.

来自《简明英汉词典》

2. The daylight revealed the whole of Mr. Melbury's homestead.
白日的天光,把麦尔布礼先生的整个产业都展现在人们面前.

来自辞典例句

3. He was a survival from the days when Gile's father held the homestead.
他是当初还由基尔的父亲掌管家业那个时代的一个幸存者.

来自辞典例句

4. Could we just wait until he's done with the homestead act chapter?
能等到他讲完宅地法那章再走 吗 ?

来自电影对白

5. Moreover land contracting right of management circulation and homestead circulation question.
再如土地承包经营权的流转和宅基地的流转问题.

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