common lands

common lands
An archaic designation of property set aside and regulated by the local, state, or federal government for the benefit of the public for recreational purposes.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


common lands
An archaic designation of property set aside and regulated by the local, state, or federal government for the benefit of the public for recreational purposes.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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