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party wall

n.
A wall built on the boundary line of adjoining properties and shared by both owners.

[Obsolete party, shared, divided, from Old French parti; see parti-colored.]
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party wall

n
(Law) property law a wall separating two properties or pieces of land and over which each of the adjoining owners has certain rights
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par′ty wall′


n.
a wall dividing contiguous structures.
[1660–70]
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party wall

- A wall common to two adjoining buildings or rooms.
See also related terms for rooms.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.party wall - a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both ownersparty wall - a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both owners
wall - a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
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Translations

party wall

nmuro di confine or divisorio
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