section


section
I (division) noun category, class, compartment, component, department, detachment, fraction, fragment, group, grouping, part, segment, separate part, separation, subdivision, subgroup II (vicinity) noun area, block, clime, demesne, environs, field, locale, locality, location, locus, milieu, neighborhood, parcel of land, part, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, province, purlieus, regio, region, surroundings, territory, tract, vicinage, vicinitas associated concepts: block, plot, and section III index article (distinct section of a writing), chamber (compartment), chapter (branch), chapter (division), circuit, clause, component, constituent (part), cross (intersect), decentralization, denomination, department, detail, dichotomize, disjoint, district, divide (separate), division (act of dividing), element, heading, ingredient, installment, locality, location, member (constituent part), moiety, organ, parcel, part (place), part (portion), part (separate), partition, phase (aspect), pigeonhole, province, region, segment, separate, share (interest), split, subdivision, subheading, territory, title (division)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


section
n. A definable portion of a town, county, or other geographic region; a land unit equal to one square mile.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


section
The distinct and numbered subdivisions in legal codes, statutes, and textbooks. In the law of real property, a parcel of land equal in area to one square mile, or 640 acres.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


section
The distinct and numbered subdivisions in legal codes, statutes, and textbooks. In the law of real property, a parcel of land equal in area to one square mile, or 640 acres.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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