real property

[ree-uh l, reel]

noun Law.

an estate or property consisting of lands and of all appurtenances to lands, as buildings, crops, or mineral rights (distinguished from personal property).

Origin of real property

First recorded in 1760–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for real property

land, lot, plot, territory, freehold, immoveables, plat, realty

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British Dictionary definitions for real property

real property


immovable property, esp land and buildings, including proprietary rights over land, such as mineral rightsAlso called: real estate Compare personal property
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real property in Culture

real property

Property held in the form of land or buildings.

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