Etymology
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sequestration (n.)

c. 1400, sequestracioun, "separation; banishment, exile," from Old French sequestracion and directly from Late Latin sequestrationem (nominative sequestratio) "a depositing, a sequestering," noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin sequestrare "to place in safekeeping" (see sequester). By 1560s as "state of being sequestered."

updated on May 16, 2022

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