Metes and bounds


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Metes and bounds

A term used to define boundary lines when describing the location of land in terms of directions and distances from one or more points of reference.

metes and bounds

The boundaries, property lines, or limits of a parcel of land, defined by distances and bearings, 4.
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A secondary factor was adoption of a universal method of land measurement assuring the metes and bounds of property.
Metes and bounds were adequate for land identification in Europe, but it was a failure in North America.
With Metes and Bounds, Quinn has created a strong candidate for inclusion in that canon.
Indeed, a reference to streets or prominent geographic features may provide more meaningful notice to voters than a metes and bounds legal description.
They laughed at our Jeffersonian township grid survey system, which ignored the natural landscape, and much preferred the older, landscape-sensitive New England metes and bounds survey method.
a total of one (1) survey plat and corresponding metes and bounds descriptions are required.
The nation-state is more likely to persist for a long, long time because it responds to man's propensity to define his metes and bounds as a person and to define the metes and bounds of his collective personality as a citizen of a nation-state.
Subdividing the land; metes and bounds and rectangular survey systems.
This is considered a high match rate in light of the number of incomplete, incorrect and missing legal descriptions encountered in the typical title order and the complexity of matching a parcel which is described by metes and bounds.