Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cause.

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  • n. a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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Examples

  • It was the '_victrix_ causa;' and, _as_ such, simply because it was 'victrix,' it had a right in his eyes to postulate the divine favor as mere matter of necessary interference: whilst, on the other hand, the _victa causa_, though it seemed to

    Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

  • This latter form of condition is sometimes known as the causa removens prohibens.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • When Dish visited one weekday for lunch, we tried one of the many ceviches, along with a Peruvian specialty called causa, which is made with mashed potatoes and stuffed with avocado and tuna.

    Houston Press | Complete Issue

  • Ceviche often features pieces of either yellow potato or yam, and mashed potatoes are served cold, with fish or chicken salad as toppings, in a dish called causa.

    The Next Big Thing: Peruvian Food

  • The causa is a combination of mainly potato and other ingredients.

    One For The Table: Picca Peru

  • If it was an honorary title given to him by some institution in recognition of his contribution to cultural genocide, then it would be a doctorate honorus causa, which is meaningless in academic circles; it's like being an honorary Mousketeer.

    December 2005

  • When no one replied, it is said they exclaimed "For the cause!" and thus the name causa (cause) was adopted.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • He adds a fifth kind of causa to the traditional system of causes.

    Joane Petrizi

  • July 1st, 2009 at 3:33 am great recipe! we’re always looking to spice up potato salad and recently made a peruvian version called causa that’s also really interesting too.

    Mint Chutney Potato Salad

  • Português · Brasil: Despejo violento em São Paulo causa revoltas

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Outrage at violent São Paulo eviction

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