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ARRESTO FACTO SUPER BONIS MERCATORUM ALIENIGENORUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

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In old English law. A writ against the goods of aliens found within this kingdom, in recompense of goods taken from a denizen in a foreign country, after denial of restitution. Reg. Orig. 129. The ancient civilians called it “clarigatio,” but by the moderns it is termed “reprisalia.”

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