Definition of Megan's Law in English:

Megan's Law

Syllabification: Meg·an's Law
Pronunciation: /ˈmegənz, ˈmā-/

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A law requiring authorities to notify communities of the whereabouts of convicted sex offenders. It was first enacted by New Jersey in 1995.


named after Megan Kanka, a 7-year-old New Jersey girl murdered by a neighbor who was a convicted sex offender.

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