Legal Definition and Related Resources of Via

Meaning of Via

By way of, or through, a given point to a destination.

Via Alternative Definition

(Lat.) A cart way, which also includes a foot way and a horse way. See “Way.”

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This definition of Via is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

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Concept of “Via”

Traditional meaning of via in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) A way, or road. Via alta: the highway. Via regia: the King’s highway. Via amicabili: in a friendly way. Via trita via tuta: the beaten path is the safe path.


Notes and References

  1. Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and Maxims, “Via”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary. This term and/or definition may be absolete.

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