What is another word for homestead?

Pronunciation: [hˈə͡ʊmstɛd] (IPA)

Homestead is a word that refers to a place where people live and work. It's often associated with farming and rural life, but it can also refer to a piece of land where someone has built a home. Synonyms for homestead include estate, property, farmstead, ranch, and plantation. These words all have slightly different connotations, but they all refer to a place where people live and work. Estate often connotes a large property with luxurious amenities, while farmstead and ranch often refer to a smaller piece of land used for agricultural purposes. Plantation is often associated with a large farm in the South that specializes in growing a specific crop.

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Usage examples for Homestead

His father had taken up farming, and at his death, being an only son, he converted the farm, all but the homestead, which we still own, and which will be yours, into capital, and came to town and started this bank.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
In another few minutes he had led the jaded horse into the stable, and then, splashed with mire, and with the water running from his clothes, had limped to the homestead door.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
It must, she admitted, be something to know that through the four years, which had apparently been ones of constant stress and toil, the man's affection had never wavered, and that his every effort had been inspired by the thought that the result of it would bring his sweetheart in England so much nearer him, until at last, as the time grew rapidly shorter, he had, as he said, worked half the night to make the rude prairie homestead more fit for her.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Homestead

  • A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
    James Thomas Fields
  • My father's parents were Irish. Only a year before my father died, he and I went back to Ireland for a week to look at the old homestead.
    John Hawkes
  • Pa did not like a country so old and worn out that the hunting was poor. He wanted to go west. For two years he had wanted to go west and take a homestead, but Ma did not want to leave the settled country.
    Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The free, independent spirit who commits himself to no dogma and will not decide in favor of any party has no homestead on earth.
    Stefan Zweig
  • It is true that an observer, under that softening influence of the fine arts which makes other people’s hardships picturesque, might have been delighted with this homestead called Freeman’s End.
    George Eliot

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