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party wall

a wall used, or usable, as a part of contiguous structures.
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party-walled, adjective Unabridged
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  • Well, it turned out when it kicked a hole through the party wall to the adjoining semi that they'd moved it into the living room.
  • It appears to be a former party wall shared by the current roundhouse and a n ow-missing older roundhouse to the south.
  • The flashing at the party wall with adjacent structure shall also be addressed.
  • Blatter said that the intent to add more floors was in the party wall agreement.
  • The south wall is a former party wall exposed when the abutting corner building was demolished.
  • Also at this time the party wall between the two buildings was pierced to create a single banking room on the first floor.
  • If two buildings are adjacent and share a common or party wall, there can be no inner public access between the two.
British Dictionary definitions for party wall

party wall

(property law) a wall separating two properties or pieces of land and over which each of the adjoining owners has certain rights
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