from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A portion of government land which is appropriated for the use or support of schools, as for an agricultural school.


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  • "Mr. Weldon, will you be kind enough to ask Mr. Ashe, the state school-land appraiser, to please come to my office as soon as convenient?"


  • But although that title was held to be good even after the abandonment of their original occupation, and the establishment of shops, offices, and dwellings on the site of the deserted places, the suburbs of the town and outlying districts were more precariously held by squatters, under the presumption of their being public land open to preemption, or the settlement of school-land warrants upon them.


  • The fees include water and wastewater-plant investment fees, road-impact fees, emergency-service fees and school-land dedications.

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