What does alienage mean?
The definition of alienage
Etym: [Cf. OF. aliÃ©nage.]
1 The state or legal condition of being an alien.
Note: The disabilities of alienage are removable by naturalization or by special license from the State of residence, and in some of the United States by declaration of intention of naturalization. Kent. Wharton. Estates forfeitable on account of alienage. Story.
2 The state of being alienated or transferred to another. Brougham.