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Roman law

noun
1.
the system of jurisprudence elaborated by the ancient Romans, a strong and varied influence on the legal systems of many countries.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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British Dictionary definitions for Roman law

Roman law

noun
1.
the system of jurisprudence of ancient Rome, codified under Justinian and forming the basis of many modern legal systems
2.
another term for civil law
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