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foreign adj

: not being within the jurisdiction of a political unit (as a state)
: being from or in a state other than the one in which a matter is being considered [a company doing business in South Carolina] [a executor submitting to the jurisdiction of this court] [a judgment] compare domestic

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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