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Definition of Hostage


  1. A person given as a pledge or security for the performance of the conditions of a treaty or stipulations of any kind, on the performance of which the person is to be released.
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Hostage Translations

hostage in Dutch is gijzelaar, garant
hostage in French is otage
hostage in German is Geisel
hostage in Italian is ostaggio
hostage in Latin is obses
hostage in Norwegian is gissel
hostage in Swedish is gisslan