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Formerly the idea that the government could buy your house and use the land for a road or school or park or something that bennefited the public. Recently redefined by the supreme court as communist style thing that lets the government take ur house and sell the land to Wal-Mart so they can collect more taxes
Eminent domain seems more and more like something only commies would do.
by agentsteve July 02, 2005
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A once benifical law used to aquire lands from owners at market value who refuse to sell for the use of public goods and servaces. i.e. railroads, roads, powerlines, parks. Was used only in extreme cases when the expence to goverment would be far to high i.e. a road is already built with one house in the way of expantion. Due to a recent appalling ruling by the supreem courts contary to the U.S. constution and the creation of De Jure Naturae et Gentium it now allows for city corts to STEAL!! land from private owners for private use and gain i.e. taking houses and farms for malls factories for less than market price.
"Go ahead and try to claim eminent domain on my residence for private gain see what happens you'll need more than a swat team to get me out"
by De Jure Law March 31, 2008
Pure commie bullshit "for the good of the community"...
Flush this fuckin place...it's over with...
Example doesn't use the word eminent domain goddamnit. Use the word in a fuckin sentence motherfucker.
by I poop on this flag December 07, 2005

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