Definition of Cession
the formal surrender of state rights, property, or territory
Examples of Cession in a sentence
Having been conquered by the enemy, the state had no choice but to agree to the cession of their land to the invaders.
In the United States, the cession of some rights by states is required if they want to enjoy the protection of the overarching federal system.
The cession of our rights was required by the imperial forces that swooped in and conquered our country.
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