denouncement

denouncement
An application to the authorities for a grant of the right to work a mine, either on the ground of new discovery, or on the ground of forfeiture of the rights of a former owner, through abandonment or contravention of the mining law. Castillero v. U. S., 67 U.S. 17, 2 Black 17, 17 L.Ed. 360; Stewart v. King, 85 Or. 14, 166 P. 55, 56.
An application for the acquisition of land for mining purposes, under certain rules prescribed by Mexican laws. The application is called the "denouncement," and, when approved by the Mexican government, is called "concession" or "title," sometimes "patent." It is then a grant given by the government to use the land applied for, for the purpose of mining, and is called the "title." Winningham v. Dyo, Tex.Com. App., 48 S.W.2d 600, 603.
In Spanish and Mexican law, a judicial proceeding for the forfeiture of land held by an alien

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  • Denouncement — De*nounce ment, n. [Cf. OF. denoncement.] Solemn, official, or menacing announcement; denunciation. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] False is the reply of Cain, upon the denouncement of his curse. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denouncement — index blame (culpability), charge (accusation), complaint, conviction (finding of guilt), denunciation …   Law dictionary

  • denouncement — An application to the authorities for a grant of the right to work a mine, either on the ground of new discovery, or on the ground of forfeiture of the rights of a former owner, through abandonment or contravention of the mining law. Castillero v …   Black's law dictionary

  • denouncement — denounce ► VERB ▪ publicly declare to be wrong or evil. DERIVATIVES denouncement noun denouncer noun. ORIGIN Latin denuntiare give official information , from nuntius messenger …   English terms dictionary

  • denouncement — noun see denounce …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • denouncement — See denounce. * * * …   Universalium

  • denouncement — noun a) An act of denouncing; a denunciation b) A solemn or formal declaration …   Wiktionary

  • denouncement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A charging of someone with a misdeed: accusation, charge, denunciation, imputation, incrimination. Law: indictment. See ATTACK, LAW, PRAISE …   English dictionary for students

  • denouncement — de nounce·ment || mÉ™nt n. proclamation; accusal; delation; condemnation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denouncement — de·nounce·ment …   English syllables

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