land rights

/ˈlænd raɪts/ (say 'land ruyts)

plural noun
1. rights to possess land, especially the rights of the original inhabitants of a country to possess their traditional land: *the tiny crowd who gather in East Creek Park to indicate support for civil liberties, land rights, a non-nuclear vision. –bruce dawe, 1982.
2. the legal recognition of such rights.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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