Noun(1) the most powerful members of a society
(1) Even America has its aristocracy, the landed gentry that haunt communities like the Hamptons.(2) The fair days of the early years were occasions when only the gentry were in a position to buy and sell.(3) The dissolution of the monasteries strengthened the influence of the gentry and nobility and the shire became famous for its landed estates.(4) The same seems clearly true of the conception of pedigree that came to loom so large in the social thinking of the gentry of the late medieval and early modern ages.(5) TVG is one of the best things going for the racing gentry these days.(6) There are even cellars, stables and a coach house, a hint to its previous life as a home for landed gentry , before the property was surrounded by a modern housing estate.(7) New Orleans was a critical site in the slave trade, and Louisiana slaveholders epitomized much of the southern gentry .(8) a member of the landed gentry(9) These traps were laid to snare the bare feet of any poor poacher who dared to trespass and steal the landed gentry 's game of fish.(10) For years, the landed gentry have striven to keep secret the payments they received from Europe.(11) Dukes, duchesses, and barons made up the nobility, while the gentry consisted of knights and lords.(12) a New Orleans family of Creole gentry(13) Although well disassociated from the taint of trade, my family was country gentry .(14) Born to a poor family of Burgundian gentry , he served as a cadet under CondÔö£┬« during the Fronde and was promptly captured.(15) Hundreds of thousands of people who would never consider themselves rich find they may be at risk from a tax they once associated with the landed gentry .(16) Staying here, it's easy to imagine that you have joined a private house party with the landed gentry .
(1) landed gentry :: landede landadel
1. upper classes ::
2. privileged classes ::
3. elite ::
4. high society ::
5. haut monde ::
6. smart set ::
7. establishment ::
8. aristocracy ::
1. proletariat ::
Different Formsgentries, gentry
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