Definition of allodial in English:

allodial

adjective

historical
  • See allodium

    • ‘Charlemagne introduced at the turn of the eighth century a system whereby actual service was only required of men in possession of a certain amount of allodial land.’
    • ‘We declare our own property inherently allodial and unowed, and hereby signify that its confiscation by any government is unwilling.’
    • ‘Here and there a few islands of allodial tenure, free of all burdens, survived from distant times.’

Pronunciation

allodial

/əˈləʊdɪəl/