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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: Latin cessio, from cedere; CEDE

cession

noun
     
ces‧sion [uncountable and countable]
SCL the act of giving up land, property, or rights, especially to another country after a war, or something that is given up in this way [↪ cede]:
Spanish cession of the territory in 1818

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