Definition of angary in English:

angary

noun

mass nounLaw
  • The right of a country at war to seize or destroy neutral property out of military necessity, provided that compensation is paid.

Origin

Late 19th century: from French angarie ‘chore, imposition’, from Italian or Latin angaria ‘forced service’, from Greek angareia, from angaros ‘courier’ (being liable to serve as the King's messenger), from Persian.

Pronunciation

angary

/ˈaŋɡəri/