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Ca*pit`u*la"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. capitulation, LL. capitulatio.]

1.

A reducing to heads or articles; a formal agreement.

With special capitulation that neither the Scots nor the French shall refortify. Bp. Burnet.

2.

The act of capitulating or surrendering to an emeny upon stipulated terms.

3.

The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or surrender.

 

© Webster 1913.

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