Sentence Examples with the word extinguishment

The Indians, however, resisted measures looking toward the extinguishment of their claims to the country.

Such an imprisonment does not operate as a satisfaction or extinguishment of the debt, and no second order of commitment can be made against him for the same debt, although where the court has made an order or judgment for the payment of the debt by instalments a power of committal arises on default of payment of each instalment.