The right of taking a profit in the land of another, in common either with the owner or with other persons; -- so called from the community of interest which arises between the claimant of the right and the owner of the soil, or between the claimants and other commoners entitled to the same right.
Piece of land on which certain individuals have commoning rights such as grazing for cattle and ponies, foraging for pigs. Often open to the general public for quiet rural activities.
area of land over which certain householders had defined rights of usage — in the 1965 Common Land Registration Act, people who thought they still held common rights had to register them
a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
Areas Land or improvements for the benefit of all tenants and property owners. Shopping center parking lots and residential parks and playgrounds are generally common areas. All the space within a development that can be used by all tenants in that development.
a piece of land subject to rights of common. See Common rights.
Common land is land which is either subject to rights of common or open waste land. Rights of common include a right to pasture, to fish (piscary), to cut turf (turbary) and to take wood (estovers) but they all share the characteristic that something is taken from the land. A town or village green is different in that it usually describes land over which people can pass without being entitled to remove anything.
an unenclosed area of land.