littoral right

Definition of "littoral right"
  1. The privilege that a person owning land adjacent to a sea, lake, or ocean has to access and use the shoreline and water
How to use "littoral right" in a sentence
  1. Due to their littoral right, the landowners could freely access the beach adjacent to their property.
  2. The new housing development needed to be designed with respect for the littoral right of existing homeowners.
  3. The property owners exercised their littoral right by building a dock extending into the lake.

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