Sentence Examples with the word pre-emption

Spain has given to France the right of pre-emption over any of her West African colonies.

Should the tenant sell or exchange his interest in the property, the right of pre-emption is vested in the landlord, and a corresponding right is enjoyed by the tenant should the quitrent be for sale.

Should he desire to sell his estates, the right of pre-emption belonged to the tenants, or, in default, to the neighbours.