praedium urbanum

praedium ur·​ba·​num | \ -ˌərˈbānəm \
plural praedia urbana\ -​nə \

Definition of praedium urbanum

Roman, civil, & Scots law
: land, whether in town or country, upon which a house or other building stands and the land immediately adjacent thereto used for purposes incidental to the enjoyment of the buildings

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History and Etymology for praedium urbanum

Latin, town praedium

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“Praedium urbanum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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