altius non tollendi

noun

al·​ti·​us non tol·​len·​di
ˈältēəs‧ˌnōn‧təˈlen(ˌ)dē
: the right to restrain another from building higher than a certain limit

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altius%20non%20tollendi. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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