an·​ga·​ry | \ ˈaŋgərē \

Definition of angary

: the right in international law of a belligerent to seize, use, or destroy property of neutrals, or to take over use of neutral ships in case of necessity

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First Known Use of angary

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angary

Late Latin angaria

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“Angary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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