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ETYM Old Eng. hostage, Old Fren. hostage, ostage, French ôtage, Late Lat. hostaticus, ostaticum, for hospitaticum, from Latin hospes guest, host. The first meaning is, the state of a guest, hospitality.
A prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms; SYN. surety.
Person taken prisoner as a means of exerting pressure on a third party, usually with threats of death or injury.
In 197staff members of the US embassy in Tehran were taken by the Iranians. Following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait Aug 199about 9,0Westerners were held in Kuwait and Iraq; they were gradually released later that year.
Sept–Nov 19saw the release of the longest-held British hostages in Lebanon, Terry Waite and John McCarthy (captured Jan 19and April 19respectively); other hostages released included Jackie Mann (captured May 198and Jesse Turner (captured Jan 1987).

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