one who settles unlawfully upon land without a title. In the United States and Australia the term is sometimes applied also to a person who settles lawfully upon government land under legal permission and restrictions, before acquiring title.
one that settles on property without right or title or payment of rent: one that settles on public land under government regulation with the purpose of acquiring title.
pioneer farmer given land by the government.
someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
someone who settles on land without right or title
a person who squats in or occupies land or a building without the legal right to do so and without paying rent or property tax
a person who takes unauthorised possession of unoccupied premises
a person who unlawfully occupies an uninhabited building
A person who without permission occupies the property of another and claims title to it. A person in adverse possession.
person who occupies another's premises without their permission
A person who encloses common land and builds on it without permission of lord.
person who occupies land without a right.
(17) -- one who occupies an uninhabited or abandoned building (Oxford Dict.)
One who settles upon unoccupied land without legal claim or authority. (See Adverse Possession.)
A person who is occupying the land of another without legal title or authority to do so.
A person occupying land or property without the owners consent
one who settles on the land of another without title or right or without the owner's consent whether in urban or rural areas.