meaning of ANGARIA

ANGARIA meaning in Law Dictionary

term used in the Roman legislation to denote a forced or compulsory solution exacted by the government for public reasons; as a forced rendition of labor or products when it comes to public-service. See Dig. 50. 4. 18, 4. In maritime law. A forced solution, (onus,) imposed on a vessel for general public functions; an impressment of a vessel. Locc. de Jure Mar. lib. 1, c. 5,