noun, plural ca·sus bel·li [key-suhs -bel-ahy, bel-ee; Latin kah-soos -bel-lee]. /ˈkeɪ səs ˈbɛl aɪ, ˈbɛl i; Latin ˈkɑ sus ˈbɛl li/.
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Example sentences from the Web for casus belli
“I saw the movie; I thought she was great,” says Belli, who won a student Emmy for his musical about zombies, Zombo.
Belli culled numerous interviews Hathaway gave about preparing for Les Miz.
Penis rudimentarius causa impotentiae est, sed casus amplificationis post matrimonium habentur.
Kraft-Ebing enumerat decem casus congenitos in maribus, et duos in feminis.
Unfortunately we had no casus belli against Spain, and could not found one on secret information.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Here, as I have said, was the real casus belli,—a constant irritation that had at length got past bearing.The Colonel of the Red Huzzars|John Reed Scott
The Porte was persuaded not to regard the invasion of the Danube principalities as a casus belli.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson