2. In this Law, unless the context otherwise requires-

"advertisement" includes any word, letter, model, sign, placard, board, notice, bill, poster, device or representation, whether illuminated or not, in the nature of, and employed wholly or in part for the purpose of advertisement, announcement or direction (excluding any such thing employed wholly as a memorial), and, without prejudice to the foregoing provision, includes also any hoarding or similar structure, whether fixed or movable, used or adapted for use for the display of advertisements and references to the display of advertisements shall be construed accordingly;

"Council" means the municipal council of a municipal corporation;

"hoarding" means any board, panel or structure erected in order that space upon it may be used for the display of advertisements;

"Improvement Board" means a Board established in an Improvement Area under the provisions of the Villages (Administration and Improvement) Law;

"Improvement Area" has the meaning assigned to it in section 2 of the Villages (Administration and Improvement) Law;

"land" includes buildings and land covered with water.