land grant

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land grant

A grant of public lands by the government, usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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On the one hand, it has sought to establish that the Congress government in Haryana went out of its way to benefit DLF in grant of land for its projects.
The Duchy of Lancaster, which passes to reigning monarchs, is spread across England and Wales and originated in a grant of land made in 1265 to a Plantagenet prince.
By 1797, he had 12 children and at the Proceedings of Loyalist Commissioners in Montreal that year, he petitioned for an additional grant of land due to his large family.
Designation of a developer and award a grant of land for the creation of a development on the territory of the town of Sangatte Bleriot-Plage, approved by resolution of the Council dated 22.
The CM took many steps to win over the community during his tenure, including the grant of land for setting up a branch of the Aligarh Muslim University in Kishanganj.
Impressed by the Italian churches, on his return he asked King Ecgfrith of Northumbria for a grant of land to build a church.
This notice relates to the award of a grant of land subject to Community law concessions.
Local Public Mediterranean Society (SPLM) is responsible for the implementation of a development project called "Grand Sud Passion" in the context of a grant of land assigned by the City of La Valette du Var dated 1 March 2010.
Assistance project owner for the creation of the BIA Europort Lorraine and the implementation of a grant of land.
61/2006 of Housing Ministry as per the governmental grant of lands prices.