homesteader – the claimant, who either acquires or occupies, a homestead

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1. Someone who acquires or occupies a homestead[1]

1. The claimant of a homestead; one who has made a homestead entry on public lands and is residing, upon the lands entered, for the purpose of perfecting his entry and ultimately acquiring title. 42 Am J1st Home §§ 19 et seq. [2]


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[1] Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition
 by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931


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