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  • n. A separate copy or reprint of a paper which has been published in the proceedings of a scientific society.


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  • On November 29, 1947, the recently-created United Nations adopted General Assembly Resolution 181, which proposed to divide mandatory Palestine between a Jewish and an Arab state, and establish Jerusalem as a "corpus separatum" under UN administration.

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  • Set aside the concept of sovereignty and drop the old concept of a corpus separatum , or an international mandate over the whole city of Jerusalem as the U.N. proposed in 1949.

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  • Resolution 181 decreed Jerusalem to be a corpus separatum under the control of the UN.

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  • The City of Jerusalem is not established as ‘a corpus separatum’ under a special international UN administered regime as she well knows because in that regard Resolution 242 with a call for a two state resolution moved the game on.

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  • The idea goes back at least to the 1948 UN partition plan, which called for establishing Jerusalem as a corpus separatum, rejecting both division and sole Jewish and likewise sole Arab sovereignty.

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  • It further recommended that the city of Jerusalem would be established as a corpus separatum under an international regime administered by the UN.

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  • All this hardly supports Elon's contention that it was only the December 1949 resolution by the United Nations affirming Jerusalem's status as a corpus separatum and an international city that Israel reacted defiantly by declaring "for the first time" that Jerusalem was "an inseparable part of the State of Israel and its eternal capital."


  • Rieka with her environment was to be a _corpus separatum_ -- and this was the chief point which made the proposals inacceptable to Italy.

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  • On behalf of the afore-mentioned 30,000 families the Patriarch negotiated with the Habsburgs and obtained very far-reaching rights, which permitted the Serbian people to form in Hungary a _corpus separatum_.

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  • On the Croat text of the _Nagodba_, which had received the Emperor's sanction on November 8, a piece of paper, the famous "Krpitsa," was glued; and on this paper were the words Rieka knew of old -- _Corpus separatum sacræ coronæ Hungaricæ_.

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