Origin of postliminium
From Latin; see origin at postliminy
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Examples from the Web for postliminium
For a thing is lost in the same manner as it is recovered by postliminium.
So that during the time of a truce, the right of postliminium cannot be claimed.
As to the law of postliminium, horses, mules, and ships are considered in the same light as slaves.
According to the language of the ancient Romans, even free men might be restored by the right of postliminium.
The right of postliminium may extend to those, who are seized and detained in an enemy's country upon the breaking out of war.