ransom strip - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a small piece of land which becomes extremely valuable because without it a developer can't develop a site properly

    Discovering that land is affected by a ransom strip can be elating if you are the owner of the ransom strip or extremely depressing if you are the owner of the land.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/07/2012