Definitions

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  • n. The act of partitioning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of partitioning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of dividing; partition.

Etymologies

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partition +‎ -ment

Examples

  • Fourth Crusade, in the partitionment which followed, Athens and the rest of Greece were given to Boniface, King of Thessalonika.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • The Cornhill Magazine of June, 1890, speaking of the partitionment of Liberia among the powers mentioned, says: "The territory now known as

    My life and work,

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