Definition of 'landed gentry'
Example sentences containing 'landed gentry'
At least one trainer and his jockey from the wealthy Gloucestershire racing fraternity were dining, as were several titled landed gentry.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
She had exchanged the comfortable, but to her, somewhat dull circle of the landed gentry and the formality of the Foreign Office.THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2003) A TROUT IN THE MILK (2003)
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