parcel
par·cel /'pär-səl/ n: a tract or plot of land

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

parcel
I noun acreage, area, block, district, enclave, enclosure, estate, field, ground, land, lot, property, patch, piece, piece of land, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, portion, real estate, region, section, sector, segment, square, terrain, territory, tract associated concepts: conveyance, partition II verb administer, allocate, allot, appoint, apportion, appropriate, assign, award, bestow, carve, deal out, dispense, dispose of, distribuere, distribute, divide, divide into shares, dividere, dole out, give away, give out, grant, measure, mete, part with, partiri, partition, pass out, portion out, prorate, ration, sectionalize, segment, split up, subdivide III index installment, lot, moiety, part (separate), property (land), ration, real estate, reapportion, subdivide

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


parcel
n.
(1) A package.
(2) A quantity of something, such as a piece of land or an estate.
v.
To divide something into portions and distribute them to various recipients.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


parcel
a description in a deed of the lands that are the subject matter of the transaction.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


parcel
A defined piece of real estate.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

parcel
n.
   1) a defined piece of real estate, usually resulting from the division of a large area of land. It can range in size from a small lot to a gigantic ranch.
   2) a package.
   See also: real estate, real property

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Parcel — Par cel, n. [F. parcelle a small part, fr. (assumed) LL. particella, dim. of L. pars. See {Part}, n., and cf. {Particle}.] 1. A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part. [Archaic] A parcel of her woe. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parcel — Par cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parceled}or {Parcelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parceling} or {Parcelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into. Their woes are parceled, mine are general. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parcel — Par cel, a. & adv. Part or half; in part; partially. Shak. [Sometimes hyphened with the word following.] [1913 Webster] The worthy dame was parcel blind. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] One that . . . was parcel bearded [partially bearded]. Tennyson …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parcel — [n1] container prepared to be sent bindle, bundle, carton, load, pack, package, packet; concept 494 parcel [n2] group, bunch array, band, batch, body, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, company, crew, crowd, gang, lot, pack; concept 432… …   New thesaurus

  • parcel — [pär′səl] n. [ME < MFr parcelle < LL * particella, for L particula: see PARTICLE] 1. a small, wrapped bundle; package 2. a quantity or unit of some commodity put up for sale 3. a group or collection; pack; bunch [a parcel of fools] 4. a… …   English World dictionary

  • Parcel — may refer to: * Lot (real estate), a piece of land * Air parcel, a concept in atmospheric thermodynamics * A package, sent through the mail * An object used in the game Pass the parcel …   Wikipedia

  • parcel — ► NOUN 1) an object or collection of objects wrapped in paper in order to be carried or sent by post. 2) a quantity or amount of something, in particular land. ► VERB (parcelled, parcelling; US parceled, parceling) 1) make (something) into a par …   English terms dictionary

  • parcel# — parcel n 1 *part, portion, piece, detail, member, division, section, segment, sector, fraction, fragment 2 *bundle, bunch, pack, package, packet, bale 3 *group, cluster, bunch, lot Analogous words: collection, assemblage (see under GATHER): * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • parcel — Mail that does not meet the mail processing category of letter size mail or flat size mail. It is usually enclosed in a mailing container such as a carton. (Also see irregular parceland machinable parcel.) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • parcel — s. m. 1. Baixio; escolho; recife; restinga. 2.  [Figurado] Estorvo, dificuldade …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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