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- n. harm; detriment
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Harm; detriment, either to character or property.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a loss, damage, or harm, irrespective of whether the cause is a legal wrong or not.
Like an ad damnum clause, often the Court will give no more than it is asked for, so it was also a tough question.
The city's name poses a problem: But the name of the city of Epidamnos raises a bad omen for the Romans, since they fear that their occupation would prove 'to the harm' epi-damnum of Rome.
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Hoc flumen transit per medium Cathay, cui aqua infert damnum, quando nimis inundat, sicut palus in Ferraria,
Indè transiui per 8. dietas per multas terras et ciuitates, et veni tandem per aquam dulcem ad quandam ciuitatem nomine Leneyn, quæ est posita super flumen vocatum Caramoran, quod per medium Catai transit, et magnum damnum sibi infert, quando erumpit.
And I would NEVER call you “pro-death”, but use the label that you are comfortable with! damnum absque injuria
Quocirca deinceps cum mandatum aut scriptum aliquod accipias, verbura ad verbum conuertatur in Latinum sermonem, ne damnum insequatur.
Whether it is right to declare, for the forfeiture to the Poor ad damnum of Field.
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