metes and bounds

Definition of "metes and bounds"
  1. A precise method for legally describing a piece of real estate by identifying its perimeter using specific distances, angles, and directions, starting and ending at a recognizable point
How to use "metes and bounds" in a sentence
  1. The legal description of the farm was defined by metes and bounds.
  2. The property's metes and bounds were recorded at the county's land records office.
  3. The surveyor used metes and bounds to describe the property's boundaries.

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