public easement

A public right of way. 25 Am J2d Ease § 7. The right of the public to use a highway; an easement which embraces every reasonable and proper use of the way in the transportation of persons or property not prohibited by law. 25 Am J1st High § 166.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • easement — A right of use over the property of another. Traditionally the permitted kinds of uses were limited, the most important being rights of way and rights concerning flowing waters. The easement was normally for the benefit of adjoining lands, no… …   Black's law dictionary

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