[<< wiktionary] landed society
== English ==


=== Noun ===
landed society (countable and uncountable, plural landed societies)

(uncountable) A British socio-economic class of landowners, socially just below the aristocracy or peerage, who could live entirely from rental income.

(countable) A socio-economic system in which wealth and status are derived primarily from land ownership.

(countable) A secret society that owns its own premises.

(countable) A landowner's association.