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parcel

1. a quantity of some commodity offered for sale; lot
2. a distinct portion of land

Parcel

A piece of land with its own metes and bounds.

parcel

Of land, a contiguous land area which is considered as a unit, which is subject to a single ownership, and which is legally recorded as a single piece.

parcel

As used in meteorology, it means a small volume of air—small enough to contain a uniform distribution of its meteorological properties and large enough to remain relatively self-contained and respond to all external factors.
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Its life was parcelled out in almanacks and pocket-books; the coming of its moons, and stars, and tides, was known beforehand to the moment; all the workings of its seasons in their days and nights, were calculated with as much precision as Mr.
In this manner were communities formed with magical rapidity; and most of those who witnessed the purchase of the empty empire, have lived to see already a populous and sovereign state, parcelled from its inhabitants, and received into the bosom of the national Union, on terms of political equality.
Instead of being parcelled out in great, long, rambling wards, where a certain amount of weazen life may mope, and pine, and shiver, all day long, the building is divided into separate rooms, each with its share of light and air.