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  1. Aubaine(noun)

    succession to the goods of a stranger not naturalized

  2. Origin: [F., fr. aubain an alien, fr. L. alibi elsewhere.]


  1. Aubaine

    In old French customs, aubaine was the inheritance of goods from a foreigner who died in a country where he was not naturalized. The word is formed from aubain, a foreigner, which Gilles Ménage derived further from the Latin alibi natus; Jacques Cujas derived from advena; and du Cange from albanus, a Scot or Irishman, by the reason that these were anciently frequent travelers living abroad. In the Ancien Régime, aubaine was a right of the King of France, allowing him to claim the inheritance of all foreigners in his dominions; exclusive of all other lords, and even of any testament the deceased could make. An ambassador, though not naturalized, was not subject to the right of aubaine. The Swiss, Savoyards, Scots, and Portuguese were also exempted from aubaine, as they were considered naturalized.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aubaine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aubaine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beaucoup de gens dans votre vie sont des bénédictions pour vous aider à monter en flèche haute, tandis que d'autres sont des leçons de vie aubaine pour garder vos pieds fermement sur le sol ... aubaine et vous devez certainement tous pour rendre votre voyage le plus intéressant! La vie continue!

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