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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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Wragge, falling headlong into the snare, and darting at the parcel as eagerly as if nothing had happened.
I went back to that sweet-shop and asked if I'd left a parcel, and gave them a particular address if it turned up.
Flambeau tore a brown-paper parcel out of his inner pocket and rent it in pieces.
Contract award notice: Delivering / collecting postal parcels and courier parcels within the meaning of the postal law act
Lynn Hampton, who runs a business making curtains, claims two parcels which were meant to be delivered to a hotel were lost.
With millions of parcels being managed by parcel delivery services every day across Europe, the company believes there is demand for a more effective solution to sending and receiving parcels.
The report found that parcel volume has grown from 44 billion parcels in 2014 to 65 billion in 2016, and the increase in growth shows no signs of slowing down.
This registry of construction land parcels consists of a total of 1,000 urban plans on over 47 thousand meters squared of construction property.
They were just some of the strange places where drivers delivered parcels.
This case involves a dispute over the value of two parcels of land for property tax purposes.
Customers can choose either to drop off their parcels at a convenient location near to their home or workplace, to have their parcel delivered to an Access Point, or both.