The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or surrender.
An enumeration of the main parts of a subject.
Origin of capitulation
From Middle French capitulation.
Capitulation Sentence Examples
The battles of Jena and Auerstadt were lost, and the capitulation of Prince Hohenlohe's army was negotiated.
By the terms of the capitulation of the city freedom of worship was secured to the Mahommedans.
It appeared, further, that the king ruling in Babylon at the time of the capitulation was named not Belshazzar, but Nabonidos.
Inform him that the general who signed that capitulation had no right to do so, and that no one but the Emperor of Russia has that right.
In the following year, as Prussian plenipotentiary at the congress of Prague, he was mainly instrumental in inducing Austria to unite with Prussia and Russia against France; in 1815 he was one of the signatories of the capitulation of Paris, and the same year was occupied in drawing up the treaty between Prussia and Saxony, by which the territory of the former was largely increased at the expense of the latter.