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Old landholders in Athens displaced (6)


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'old landholders' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both people as well as being plural nouns.
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'athens displaced' is the wordplay.
'displaced' is an anagram indicator.
'athens' is an anagram of 'THANES'.

'in' is the link.

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