overflowed lands

Lands which are covered by nonnavigable waters or are subject to such periodical or frequent overflows of water, salt or fresh (not including lands between high and low water marks of navigable streams or bodies of water, nor lands covered and uncovered by the ordinary daily ebb and flow of normal tides of navigable waters), as to require drainage or levees or embankments to keep out the water, and thereby render the lands suitable for successful cultivation. State of Florida ex rel. Ellis v Gerbing, 56 Fla 603, 47 So 353. See submerged lands.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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