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law of nations

Origin of law of nations
1540-50 Unabridged
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  • By the original law of nations, war and extirpation were the punishment of injury.
  • Two counts of piracy under the law of nations, which each carry a mandatory penalty of life in prison.
  • Piracy under the law of nations, which carries a mandatory penalty of life in prison.
  • They find themselves incorporated into the fundamental law of nations.
British Dictionary definitions for law of nations

law of nations

another term for international law
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