un·in·cor·po·rat·ed | \ ˌən-in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrā-təd \

Definition of unincorporated 

: lacking corporate status : not formed into a legal corporation : not incorporated an unincorporated village/community an unincorporated business/association

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An expansion of the dumping grounds is underway at 2700 Wiles Road, in the unincorporated part of Broward. Anne Geggis, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Mount Trashmore, the landfill that's over 20 stories, will grow bigger and taller," 13 July 2018 Outside Houston city limits and in unincorporated parts of Harris County the purchase and use of fireworks is allowed depending on local ordinances. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "What to know before using fireworks in the Houston area," 3 July 2018 Five large housing projects in the unincorporated parts of North County, as well as two others to the south, will all be considered by the supervisors this year. J. Harry Jones, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Newland Sierra housing project in North County goes before Planning Commission Thursday," 26 June 2018 Jackson County's primary responsibilities include assessing property for taxation purposes, collecting property and personal taxes, maintaining infrastructure like roads in unincorporated parts of the county and operating a jail. Mike Hendricks And Steve Vockrodt, kansascity, "Sex scandal in sheriff's office has some mulling future of Jackson County government | The Kansas City Star," 21 Apr. 2018 Currently, the housing is only allowed in unincorporated parts of the county. Kaitlin Bain, The Seattle Times, "Yakima effort aims to introduce temporary housing for farmworkers," 25 Mar. 2018 It will be located in an unincorporated part of the county, whose seat is Troy. William Thornton, AL.com, "Rex Lumber to build $110 million Pike County plant, hire 110," 28 Feb. 2018 But in neighborhoods of detached single-family houses - which largely define the unincorporated parts of Jefferson Parish - they will be banned. Drew Broach, NOLA.com, "Short-term rentals banned in Jefferson residential areas after council vote," 21 Feb. 2018 The mandatory evacuation order was issued for unincorporated parts of Santa Barbara County, Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria, the county said. Daniella Silva, NBC News, "Mudslide and flood threat prompts evacuations in burnt Southern California as major storm looms," 8 Jan. 2018

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circa 1732, in the meaning defined above

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