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terminus post quem


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  • n. the date after which a document must have been written
  • n. the date after which an archaeological artifact must have been deposited


Latin limit after which (Wiktionary)


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  • The earliest possible date of a past occurrence; the date after which it must have occurred ("limit after which"). Also known as terminus a quo. (from WordCraft)

    May 20, 2008