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Definitions

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  • n. The principle of a treaty which leaves belligerents mutually in possession of what they have acquired by force during the war.
  • n. A species of interdict granted to one who was in possession of an immovable thing, in order that he might be declared the legal possessor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The basis or principle of a treaty which leaves belligerents mutually in possession of what they have acquired by their arms during the war.
  • A species of interdict granted to one who was in possession of an immovable thing, in order that he might be declared the legal possessor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An interdict of the civil law by which a person who was in possession of an immovable was protected against any disturbance of his possession.
  • n. In international law, the basis or principle of a treaty which leaves belligerent parties in possession of what they have acquired by their arms during the war.

Etymologies

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Latin, as you possess.

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