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commonage land, common edge land, communist land

[cf. OED commonage land held in common] n. land without title held by a group: 1980 According to the Dev-Bank. ... commonage land refers to property where there is no real title and where the land is held in common by a lineage of people or by a particular settlement (Guardian Sept. 4). Common edge land was given by an owner to all his slaves (Exuma). Communist land can't be sold. . .it belongs to everybody (Eleu.). cf. GENERATION PROPERTY (Black)

Tags: geography, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-10 13:59
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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