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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Abduction

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(Latin: abducere, to lead away)

Also known as rape; force, or violence. A diriment matrimonial impediment. It consists in the forcible carrying off or detention of a woman against her will, and it renders a marriage with her invalid so long as she remains in the power of the abductor.


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Entry for 'Abduction'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/a/abduction.html. 1910.

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