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Meaning of ALIENAGE

Pronunciation:  'eylyunij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being alien
 

ALIENAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: alienism
 
 See Also: curiousness, foreignness, strangeness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al"ien*age\, n. [Cf. OF. ali['e]nage.]
1. The state or legal condition of being an alien.

Note: The disabilities of alienage are removable by
      naturalization or by special license from the State of
      residence, and in some of the United States by
      declaration of intention of naturalization. --Kent.
      Wharton.

            Estates forfeitable on account of alienage.
                                               --Story.

2. The state of being alienated or transferred to another.
   --Brougham.



 

 

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