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AREA Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An inclosed yard or opening in a house: an open place adjoining a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 170. In the civil law. A vacant space in a city; a place not built upon. Dig. 50, 16. 211. The site of a house; a site for building; the space where a house has stood. The ground on which a house is built, and which remains after the house is removed. Brissonius; Calvin.


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