Act of settlement

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(Eng. Hist.) the statute of 12 and 13 William III, by which the crown was limited to the present reigning house (the house of Hanover).
- Blackstone.

See also: Settlement

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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