angaries


angaries
n. right to seize property in a state of emergency (i.e. war)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • angary, right of — In international law, formerly the right (jus angaries) claimed by a belligerent to seize merchant vessels in the harbors of the belligerent and to compel them, on payment of freight, to transport troops and supplies to a designated port. The… …   Black's law dictionary

  • right of angary — In international law, formerly the right (jus angaries) claimed by a belligerent to seize merchant vessels in the harbors of the belligerent and to compel them, on payment of freight, to transport troops and supplies to a designated port. The… …   Black's law dictionary


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