common land


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Noun1.common land - a pasture subject to common use
grazing land, ley, pasture, pastureland, lea - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
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common land

nterreno di uso pubblico
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Moreover, if the soldiers themselves are to cultivate that common land which is appropriated for their support, there will be no distinction between the soldier and the husbandman, which the legislator intended there should be; and if there should be any others who are to cultivate the private property of the husbandman and the common lands of the military, there will be a fourth order in the state which will have no share in it, and always entertain hostile sentiments towards it.
They must lead somewhere --to something else than common land, more palmy than the palms.
Environment Minister Michael Meacher yesterday said charges for access to homes across common land should be capped at no more than four per cent of the property value.
It is therefore vital that the last hurdle, the de-registering of around 550 acres of common land for the project - and assembly of replacement common land in the area - is finalised as quickly as possible.
A PRESSURE group claims a proposed pump-storage power station near a quarry at Llanberis would encroach on common land and be an eyesore.
WELSH graziers are being urged to stake their claim in a pounds 5m-plus annual pot available to support the management and grazing of common land.
Police have swooped on mountainsides, forests and common land in a massive crackdown on illegal off-road bikers.
Farmers in the North-East who keep their animals on common land will now have more protection and rights under new legislation published this week.
The woodland area was common land and supports areas of heathland which are now rare in Warwickshire.
A protection plan has been drawn up to save important habitats and wildlife on 45 acres of common land in Stafford which is being over-run by bramble and bracken.
AN ambitious renewable energy scheme in Snowdonia faces opposition because it encroaches on common land.
A CONSERVATION society is calling on the Welsh Assembly Government to recognise the importance of common land.