business section


business section
That part of a city which is occupied by places of retail business, shops, and offices, to the exclusion generally of residences and factories. The phrase "business and closely built-up" sections has been held to apply only to sections which are both "business" and "closely built-up"; whereas the phrase "business or closely built-up" has been held to apply to closely built-up sections which are not necessarily "business". Anno: 50 ALR2d 348.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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