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dominant tenement

noun, Law.
1.
land in favor of which an easement or other servitude exists over another's land.
Also called dominant estate.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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dominant tenement

noun
1.
(property law) the land or tenement with the benefit of an easement over land belonging to another Compare servient tenement
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