Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The territory without the walls, but within the legal limits of a town or city.—Cent. Diet.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An old law term, signifying a space or tract of country around a city, town, or monastery, distinguished and protected by peculiar privileges. Spelman.