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bylaw

/ˈbaɪˌlɔː/
noun
1.
a rule made by a local authority for the regulation of its affairs or management of the area it governs
2.
a regulation of a company, society, etc
3.
a subsidiary law
Word Origin
C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse bӯr dwelling, town; see bower1, law1
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