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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Instead, they published a notification saying, "The chairman of the Badr municipality urges interested applicants for plots to contact the land grant committee to participate in a draw which will be held during normal working hours.
Budget Director, Ann Visalli, questioned the university s request of $1 million to match the federal level s 1890 land grant funding came just a year after the agency was awarded $600,000 for land grant funds.