allodium


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allodium

(əˈləʊdɪəm) or

allod

n, pl -lodia (-ˈləʊdɪə) or -lods
(Historical Terms) history lands held in absolute ownership, free from such obligations as rent or services due to an overlord. Also: alodium
[C17: from Medieval Latin, from Old German allōd (unattested) entire property, from al- all + -ōd property; compare Old High German ōt, Old English eād property]
Translations
alodij
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