Adlegation
Adlegation Ad`le*ga"tion, n. [L. adlegatio, allegatio, a sending away; fr. adlegare, allegare, to send away with a commission; ad in addition + legare to send as ambassador. Cf. {Allegation}.] A right formerly claimed by the states of the German Empire of joining their own ministers with those of the emperor in public treaties and negotiations to the common interest of the empire. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Adlegation — Ad|le|ga|ti|on die; , en <aus lat. adlegatio, Nebenform von allegatio »Sendung, Auftrag«, dies zu allegare »als Unterhändler entsenden«> die Beigesellung der Abgesandten der Kreise zu denen des Kaisers in der dt. Geschichte …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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  • Allegation — Al le*ga tion, n. [L. allegatio, fr. allegare, allegatum, to send a message, cite; later, to free by giving reasons; ad + legare to send, commission. Cf. {Allege} and {Adlegation}.] 1. The act of alleging or positively asserting. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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