servient estate

Definition of "servient estate"
  1. A piece of land burdened by a right of way or other easement that provides a benefit to a distinct piece of property known as the dominant estate
How to use "servient estate" in a sentence
  1. The farmer's fields served as the servient estate, allowing the residents of the house on the hill to access the main road.
  2. To construct the pipeline, an agreement was made to designate part of the private forest as the servient estate.
  3. The servient estate was located between two large properties, providing a crucial access route to the public beach.

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