church property

Property which is primarily-that is, principally and generally-used for religious purposes. It will not lose its character as church property by some part of it being incidentally used for some secular purpose connected with the church. Ramsey County v Church of the Good Shepherd, 45 Minn 229, 47 NW 783. See church land.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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