Pronunciation: (u-lō'dē-um), [key]
—pl. -di•aPronunciation: (-dē-u). [key]
land owned absolutely; land owned and not subject to any rent, service, or other tenurial right of an overlord. Also,alodium.Also called al•lod Pronunciation: (al'od, -ud [key]), alod.
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