altius non tollendi


al·​ti·​us non tol·​len·​di
: the right to restrain another from building higher than a certain limit

Word History


Latin, of not raising higher

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of altius non tollendi was in 1761

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“Altius non tollendi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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