from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The right to pass over property owned by another party.
- noun The path or thoroughfare on which such passage is made.
- noun The strip of land over which facilities such as highways, railroads, or power lines are built.
- noun The customary or legal right of a person, vehicle, or vessel to take a particular course while others defer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable The right to
proceedfirst in traffic.
- noun countable A legal right of
passageover another's land or pathways.
- noun countable A legal
easementgranted for the construction of a roadway or railway.
- noun countable Land on which a right of way exists.
- noun countable The area modified for passage of a railway; often specifically the
- noun fencing, uncountable The
prioritygranted to the first person to properly execute an attack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the privilege of someone to pass over land belonging to someone else
- noun the passage consisting of a path or strip of land over which someone has the legal right to pass
- noun the right of one vehicle or vessel to take precedence over another
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