allodial

[uh-loh-dee-uhl]
adjective
free from the tenurial rights of a feudal overlord.
Also, alodial.


Origin:
1650–60; < Medieval Latin allodiālis, equivalent to allōdi(um) allodium + -ālis -al1

allodiality, noun
allodially, adverb
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allodial (əˈləʊdɪəl)
 
adj
1.  (of land) held as an allodium
2.  (of tenure) characterized by or relating to the system of holding land in absolute ownership: the allodial system
3.  (of people) holding an allodium

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All lands within the state are allodial and feudal tenures of every description with all their incidents are prohibited.
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