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Realty   /rˈiəlti/  /rˈɪlɪtˌi/  /rˈilti/   Listen

Property consisting of houses and land.  Synonyms: immovable, real estate, real property.

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"Realty" Quotes from Famous Books

... sense of quick responsibility tempered the tongues of even the most violent, and the newspapers of South Carolina for eight years, it is said, did not contain one abusive word. The ownership of slaves, even more than of realty, held families steadfast on their estates, and everywhere prevailed the sociability of established neighborhoods. Money counted least in making the social status, and constantly ambitious and brilliant youngsters from no estate ...
— Southern Literature From 1579-1895 • Louise Manly

... come to Oregon as early as 1850 and '52, had, by virtue of a United States law, known as the Oregon Donation Land Act, become possessed of "claims," as they were called, on equal shares with their husbands, their half, or halves, of the original ground being set apart as their separate property in realty and fee simple. This Donation Land Act deserves especial mention, it being the first law enacted in the United States which recognized the individual personality of a married woman. It became a temporary law of congress in 1850, mainly ...
— History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III) • Various

... the New York manager of a large Ohio Realty Company, with four clerks under him and a couple of handsome offices; and Mr. Casey was proud of his personal appearance, for Archibald was a handsome man. One of the clerks was the young fellow who on Christmas eve had played Money Musk for them to dance the Virginia Reel, ...
— Ethel Hollister's Second Summer as a Campfire Girl • Irene Elliott Benson

... wouldst grant them more? And for the value of these possessions—for nowhere is a government more generous to the ecclesiastics than the Republic hath been—it hath been rated that a fourth part of the entire realty of the dominion—nay, some count it a third part—is already the property of the Church. Shall we nobles of Venice turn paupers and humbly beg of the clergy a pittance ...
— A Golden Book of Venice • Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull

... said he, "and if there's no poison, he'll be well enough in a week. But he won't be able to stand, that's certain. I'd give ten pounds for an antiseptic, I realty would!" ...
— The House Under the Sea - A Romance • Sir Max Pemberton

... little Yankee major. He was entitled to a great deal of credit for my holdings in land, for from his first sight of Texas, day after day, line upon line, precept upon precept, he had urged upon me the importance of securing title to realty, while its equivalent in scrip was being hawked about, begging a buyer. Now we rejoiced together in the fulfillment of his prophecy, as I can lay little claim to any foresight, but am particularly anxious to give credit where ...
— Reed Anthony, Cowman • Andy Adams

Words linked to "Realty" :   dead hand, land, belongings, demesne, holding, mortmain, acres, estate, property, landed estate

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