dominant tenement

Definition of "dominant tenement"
  1. A property that holds a right of use over a segment of an adjacent property through an easement
How to use "dominant tenement" in a sentence
  1. Their house is the dominant tenement, benefiting from the driveway easement on their neighbor’s property.
  2. The main building acts as the dominant tenement in the land agreement, providing access to the water source in the neighboring plot.
  3. The farm is considered the dominant tenement as it has right of way through the pathway in the adjoined land.

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