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postliminium

[pohst-luh-min-ee-uh m] /ˌpoʊst ləˈmɪn i əm/
noun, plural postliminia
[pohst-luh-min-ee-uh] /ˌpoʊst ləˈmɪn i ə/ (Show IPA).
International Law.
Origin
< Latin; see postliminy
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postliminy

/pəʊstˈlɪmɪnɪ/
noun (pl) -inies, -inia (-ɪnɪə)
1.
(international law) the right by which persons and property seized in war are restored to their former status on recovery
Word Origin
C19: (in this sense): from Latin postlīminium a return behind one's threshold, from līmen threshold
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