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alienage

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noun alien·age \ˈāl-yə-nij, ˈā-lē-ə-nij\

Definition of alienage

  1. :  the status of an alien



1809

First Known Use of alienage

1809


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alienage

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noun alien·age \ˈāl-yə-nij, ˈā-lē-ə-\

Legal Definition of alienage

  1. :  the status of an alien




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