Ingress

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ingress

1) n. entrance. 2) the right to enter. 3) v. the act of entering. Often used in the combination "ingress and egress" which means entering and leaving, to describe one's rights to come and go under an easement over another's property. (See: egress, easement)

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INGRESS, EGRESS AND REGRESS. These words are frequently used in leases to express the right of the lessee to enter, go upon, and return from the lands in question.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.