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allodial

Legal Definition of allodial

Adjective

  1. A kind of land ownership that is unfettered, outright and absolute. It is the opposite of the feudal system and supposes no obligation to another (i.e.. a lord).

Definition of allodial

Etymology

    from allodium

Adjective

allodial (comparative more allodial, superlative most allodial)

  1. (law) inalienable; owned freely and is clear of any encumbrances such as liens or mortgages.

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