Origin of contestation
Examples from the Web for contestation
It would be an immediate object of, as academics often put it, “contestation.”
In one of them nearly a third part of the territory of the State of Maine is in contestation.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
Word Origin and History for contestation
1540s, from Latin contestationem (nominative contestatio), "an attesting, testimony," noun of action from past participle stem of contestari (see contest (v.)).