stadsarrest

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of stad +‎ -s- +‎ arrest.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɑts.ɑˌrɛst/
  • Hyphenation: stads‧ar‧rest

Noun[edit]

stadsarrest n (plural stadsarresten)

  1. (historical) prohibition on leaving a city, as a punishment or precaution