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In Civil Law, relating to a thing (whether movable or immovable), as distinguished from a person. Relating to land, as distinguished from Personal Property. This term is applied to lands, tenements, and hereditaments.


adjective accurate, actual, ascertained, bonafide, conformable to fact, correct, dependable, factual, genuine, inartificial, incontestable, irrefutable, legitimate, natural, right, scientific, sincerus, sure, true, trustworthy, truthful, undeniable, undoubtable, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfeigned, unimagined, unimpeachable, unmistaken, unsimulated, unspurious, unsynthetic, valid, veracious, veritable, verus
Associated concepts: real estate, real party interest, real property, real servitude
See also: absolute, actual, apparent, authentic, bona fide, certain, conclusive, concrete, convincing, corporeal, de facto, definite, documentary, factual, faithful, genuine, legitimate, material, natural, objective, perceptible, peremptory, physical, ponderable, positive, pure, realistic, reliable, rightful, sterling, substantial, substantive, tangible, true, veridical


denoting or relating to immovable property such as land and tenements.

POINDING, REAL, or poinding of the ground, Scotch law. Though it be properly a diligence, this is generally considered by lawyers as a species of real action, and is so called to distinguish it from personal poinding, which is founded merely on an obligation to pay.
     2. Every debitum fundi, whether legal or conventional, is a foundation for this action. It is therefore competent to all creditors in debts which make a real burden on lands. As it proceeds on a, real right, it may be directed against all goods that can be found on the lands burdened but, 1. Goods brought upon the ground by strangers are not subject to this diligence. 2. Even the goods of a tenant cannot be poinded for more than his term's rent, Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. 4, 1, 3.

REAL. A term which is applied to land in its most enlarged signification. Real security, therefore, means the security of mortgages or other incumbrances affecting lands. 2 Atk. 806; S. C. 2 Ves. sen. 547.
     2. In the civil law, real has not the same meaning as it has in the common law. There it signifies what relates to a thing, whether it be movable or immovable, lands or goods; thus, a real injury is one which is done to a thing, as a trespass to property, whether it be real or personal in the common law sense. A real statute is one which relates to a thing, in contradistinction to such as relate to a person,

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The Silver Eagle discovery is now confirmed to be structurally linked with the adjoining Reales target to the south to form the newly-named "SR High-Grade Zone" with a potential strike length in excess of 2 km;
Altos Reales was wrong at the weights on that occasion and she is effectively racing from a 1lb lower mark under a 6lb penalty here, so a repeat effort should be enough.
No obstante, y a pesar de la legislacion vigente en la epoca, en 1626 la Guarda tudesca y espanola consiguio de la Villa de Madrid el beneficio de las vallas de la mascara que se celebro, obteniendo 500 reales por cada valla cerrada y 275 por cada una abierta en la plaza del Palacio, en la plaza Mayor, en la de las Descalzas y en la de la Puerta de Guadalajara.
From what has been said, it is easy to surmise, in the first place, [the reason] why 1 maravedi was added to the 11 silver reales of a ducat's price: so that the half pound of that gold was given a value of 24,000 maravedis and each ducat had a gold drachma, taking away from each of the 64 ducats the grains that were needed in order to produce 11/3 ducats for minting expenses.
25) Further, the escribanos habilitados, like the escribanos reales, generally served for many years, thereby acquiring substantial professional experience over time.
AS EUGENIO PEREZ MONTAS STEPS from the cool interior of Santo Domingo's Casas Reales onto the city's oldest street, the sun-bleached Calle de las Damas, his gaze takes in an impressive inventory of hemispheric firsts.
The system captures methane gas from the city of Tucson's Los Reales Landfill and carries it through a 3.
Phase 1 drilling confirmed a shallow high-grade mineralized system open in all directions at Silver Eagle and apparently widening to the south toward the Reales area (see August 5, 2014 news release).
Another example is that of the silver reales that in Castile are worth 34 maravedis, in Portugal 40, and in the kingdom of Valencia are worth a lower amount of dines than in Cataluna (the so called dines are each worth 1 1/2 maravedi).
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- After months of parliamentary debate, the new Brazilian minimum wage was fixed at 260 reales ($83) a month--the same amount proposed by President Luiz Inacio da Silva in May.
From 1581, Philip's aunt, the Empress Mar[acute{i}]a, widow of Emperor Maximilian II, lived in Madrid at the convent of the Descalzas Reales.