Origin of de facto
Can be confusedde facto de jure
Examples from the Web for de facto
Others are suggesting a de-facto ban, accomplished either through a huge tax, or a ban on ammunition.
The American F-15E went down in eastern Libya after midnight Tuesday about 25 miles east of Benghazi, the de-facto rebel capital.
But we're going to hand them over to the National Council [the de-facto government in Benghazi] and they're going to follow up.
It was probably one of the only times in the history of a popular uprising that the people cheered on a de-facto military coup.