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1 : an act or instance of subdividing [obtain approval of his of the land]
2 : a tract of land subdivided into lots [to provide streets and sewers for the ]
3 : a part made by subdividing [as prescribed in one of this section]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.