asylum state

noun

Legal Definition of asylum state

: a state that is holding a fugitive from justice from another state pending extradition

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“Asylum state.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/asylum%20state. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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