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Cession

Ces´sion
n.1.A yielding to physical force.
2.Concession; compliance.
3.A yielding, or surrender, as of property or rights, to another person; the act of ceding.
A cession of the island of New Orleans.
- Bancroft.
4.(Eccl. Law) The giving up or vacating a benefice by accepting another without a proper dispensation.
5.(Civil Law) The voluntary surrender of a person's effects to his creditors to avoid imprisonment.
Noun1.cession - the act of ceding
Synonyms: ceding

CESSION, contracts. Yielding up; release.
     2. France ceded Louisiana to the United States, by the treaty of Paris, of April 30, 1803 Spain made a cession of East and West Florida, by the treaty of February 22, 1819. Cessions have been severally made of a part of their territory, by New York, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut) South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Vide Gord. Dig. art. 2236 to 2250.

CESSION, civil law. The, act by which a party assigns or transfers property to a other; an assignment.

CESSION, eccl. law. When an ecclesiastic is created bishop, or when a parson takes another benefice, without dispensation, the first benefice becomes void by a legal cession, or surrender. Cowel, h.t.

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