Definitions of "homestead"
  1. A home, including the land and any buildings on it, that's usually occupied by a family as their primary place of living
  2. A legally recognized estate in a homestead, created particularly to utilize a homestead exemption
  3. A piece of land obtained from United States public lands through filing an official record and residing on and farming the land
How to use "homestead" in a sentence
  1. The family claimed their farm as a homestead to protect it from creditors.
  2. Under the homestead law, their primary residence was classified as a homestead, providing them certain legal protections.
  3. They obtained a parcel of public land as a homestead after filing the necessary paperwork and meeting the requirements of cultivation.

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