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realty

[ree-uh l-tee, reel-]
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noun
  1. real property or real estate.

Origin of realty

First recorded in 1400–50, realty is from the late Middle English word realte. See real1, -ty2
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British Dictionary definitions for realties

realty

noun
  1. another term for real property
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Word Origin and History for realties

realty

n.

1660s, "real estate," from earlier meaning (1540s) "real possession," earlier "reality" (mid-15c.), from real (adj.) + -ty (2). Cf. reality.

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