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Arrestation \Ar`res*ta"tion\, n. [F. arrestation, LL. arrestatio.] Arrest. [R.]

The arrestation of the English resident in France was decreed by the National Convention.
--H. M. Williams.


n. arrest

Usage examples of "arrestation".

But at that hour I saw in his arrestation, the finger of God, for now there was nobody but me to take the waggons through the country.