Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A stranger; a foreigner.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. One foreign born; a foreigner. 7 Coke, 16. In Roman law. An heir not born in the family of the testator. Those of a foreign state. The same as alienus. Vicat; Du Cange. Extraneus est subditus qui extra terram, i. e., potestatem regis natus est. 7 Coke, 16. A foreigner is a subject who is born out of the territory, i. e., government of the king.