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allonge Line breaks: al|longe
Pronunciation: /əˈlɒndʒ/

Definition of allonge in English:


A slip of paper attached to the end of a document to give room for further endorsements.
Example sentences
  • Allonges have had a way of magically appearing in collateral files while trials are in progress.
  • Across the country, banks are attaching allonges to original promissory notes, then using the attached allonge to allege their ownership of the note and their standing to foreclose.
  • Frankly, no one should ever be using an allonge if there is room for an endorsement on the original note.


Mid 19th century: French, 'lengthening, drawing out'.

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