Meaning of angary in English:

angary

Pronunciation /ˈaŋɡ(ə)ri/

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.