Realty Re"al*ty, n. [Contr. from 1st {Reality}.] 1. Reality. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) (a) Immobility, or the fixed, permanent nature of real property; as, chattels which savor of the realty; -- so written in legal language for reality. (b) Real estate; a piece of real property. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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