International Law the right of a belligerent to use or destroy a neutral's property if necessary, with the obligation of full indemnification
Origin of angaryLate Latin angaria, enforced service from Classical Greek angareia, impressment from angaros, a mounted courier; probably from Old Persian term
In international law, the right of a belligerent to seize and use the property of a neutral where that property is within the belligerent's jurisdiction, there is pressing need, and compensation is provided. Also called angaria .
Origin of angaryLate Latin angaria service to a lord from Greek angareia impressment for public service from angaros conscript courier perhaps of Iranian origin and akin to Greek angelos messenger