altius non tollendi

al·​ti·​us non tol·​len·​di | \ ˈältēəs‧ˌnōn‧təˈlen(ˌ)dē \

Definition of altius non tollendi

: the right to restrain another from building higher than a certain limit

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First Known Use of altius non tollendi

1761, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for altius non tollendi

Latin, of not raising higher

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“Altius non tollendi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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