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Definition of Reservation

Reservation

  1. The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve.
  2. Something withheld, either not expressed or disclosed, or not given up or brought forward.
  3. A tract of the public land reserved for some special use, as for schools, for the use of Indians, etc.
  4. The state of being reserved, or kept in store.
  5. A clause in an instrument by which some new thing is reserved out of the thing granted, and not in esse before.
  6. A proviso.
  7. The portion of the sacramental elements reserved for purposes of devotion and for the communion of the absent and sick.
  8. A term of canon law, which signifies that the pope reserves to himself appointment to certain benefices.

Reservation Quotations

Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
D. Elton Trueblood

I was a controversial figure on my reservation when I was a kid. I was mouthy and opinionated and arrogant. Nothing has changed.
Sherman Alexie

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Andrew Jackson

My feelings on homosexuality are unequivocal. I have absolutely no problem with it whatsoever. My only reservation is marriage.
Carl Paladino

When I first came to Harvard, I thought to myself, 'What kind of an Indian am I?' because I did not grow up on a reservation. But being an Indian is a combination of things. It's your blood. It's your spirituality. And it's fighting for the Indian people.
Winona LaDuke
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Reservation Translations

reservation in German is Reservierung, Voranmeldung, Reservat
reservation in Latin is dubium
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