Right of way sentence example

right of way
  • In the case of small plantations the difficulties of adjusting a right-of-way for outlet ditches have interfered seriously with this plan.
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  • Some general traffic rules for landing operations are as follows: Heavily loaded boats have right of way over lightly loaded or empty boats.
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  • In 1855 the emperor of Brazil sent a squadron of eleven men-of-war and as many transports up the Parana to adjust several questions pending between the empire and was that of the right of way by the Paraguay river to the interior Brazilian province of Matto Grosso.
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  • His ambition led him into foreign entanglements; he made a secret treaty with the duke of Savoy which was to give him right of way to Genoa, and made arrangements for a partition of the duchy of Milan.
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  • Provisions were made in 1895 for the cession of the port of Mejillones del Norte and a right of way across the province of Tarapaca, but Peru protested, and negotiations followed for the cession of Cobija, in the province of Antofagasta.
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  • One of the most important powers conferred upon a parish council is that which enables them to prevent stoppage or diversion of any public right of way without their consent and without the approval of the parish meeting.
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  • Colombia agreed (1) to the transfer of the rights, under the concession, of the French company to the United States; (2) to cede, on a hundred years' lease, a right of way for the canal, and a strip of land 5 m.
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  • It provided for compulsory education, and for the taxation of church property; prohibited the grant by counties or cities of financial aid to railway or other corporations, and enjoined that railways should have an easement only in their right of way.
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  • Just think: on the road you have right of way passing a side turning.
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  • This, of course, is not an acceptable recompense for the loss of a section of a right of way.
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  • Stags' Leap Winery claims the historical right of way because of its earlier origin.
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