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Euclidean Zoning

euclidean zoning n

[from Village of Euclid, Ohio et al. v. Ambler Realty Co. , 272 U.S. 365 (1926), case in which the Supreme Court upheld the right of a locality to enforce such a system]
: a system of zoning whereby a town or community is divided into areas in which specific uses of land are permitted



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.