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A portion, share, or division. The proportionate distribution of shares of stock in a corporation. The partition and distribution of land.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ALLOTMENT. Distribution by lot; partition. Merl. Rep. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It comes as the city aims to celebrate National Allotments Week.
Later in the month, on Sunday, July 21 from 10.30am until 4pm, it's the turn of the Hoole Allotments Association to open their large site situated off Canadian Avenue and adjacent to Hoole Recreation Ground.
Allotments group spokeswoman Debby Fulgoni said months of stress and expense could have been avoided if the council had listened to plotholders.
Housing plot allotments in the governorates of Muscat and Dhofar increased by 14.7 per cent and 1,104.2 per cent to 1,377 and 867 plots, respectively, during the five-month period of 2018.
The Nuns Moor allotments in Fenham were closed in 2015 over contamination fears and the plots were razed to the ground.
To mark National Allotments Week (August 14-20), allotment groups across the UK will be opening their gates and holding barbecues, plant and produce sales, allotment tours, competitions and exhibitions, coffee mornings and afternoon teas - many of them raising funds to support local charities.
Some of the city's allotments hold as many as 90 plots, and each allotment committee will have their own individual waiting list.
The minister was took the notice of complaints regarding irregularities in allotments by the effectees and had banned on the transfer of allotments of plots.
Stockton and Billingham have seen 12 burglaries at allotments since January this year.
There can be a misconception that allotments are boring, but there are many reasons to have one.