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ANIMUS REVERTENDI Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The intention of returning. A man retains his domicile if he leaves it animo rcvertrndi. In re Miller’s Estate, 3 Rawle (Pa.) 312. 24 Am. Dec. 345 ; 4 Bl. Comm. 225; 2 Russ. Crimes, 18: Poph. 42. 52; 4 Coke, 40. Also, a term employed in the civil law, in expressing the rule of ownership in tamed animals.


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