public property
n.
Property owned by the citizenry or the government as opposed to a private individual.

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


public property
Property owned by the government or one of its agencies, divisions, or entities. Commonly a reference to parks, playgrounds, streets, sidewalks, schools, libraries, and other property regularly used by the general public.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

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

public property
n.
   property owned by the government or one of its agencies, divisions, or entities. Commonly a reference to parks, playgrounds, streets, sidewalks, schools, libraries and other property regularly used by the general public.
   See also: common property

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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