Definition of angary in English:

angary

noun

Law
  • [mass noun] 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/