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PARALLEL Definition & Legal Meaning

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For two lines of street railway to be “parallel,” within the meaning of a statute, It may not be necessary that the two lines should be parallel for the whole length of each or either route. Exact parallelism is not contemplated. Cron- in v. Highland St. Ry. Co., 144 Mass. 254, 10 N. E. 833. And see East St. Louis Connecting Ry. Co. v. Jarvis, 92 Fed. 735, 34 C. C. A. 639; Louisville & N. R. Co. v. Kentucky, 161 U. S. 677, 16 Sup. Ct 714, 40 L. Ed. 849.

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