dies non

[ dahy-eez non, dee-eys nohn ]
/ ˈdaɪ iz ˈnɒn, ˈdi eɪs ˈnoʊn /

noun Law.

a day on which no courts can be held.

Origin of dies non

1600–10; short for Latin diēs nōn jūridicus a day not juridical (for legal business)
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British Dictionary definitions for dies non

dies non

/ (ˈdaɪiːz nɒn) /


law a day on which no legal business may be transactedAlso called: dies non juridicus (dʒʊˈrɪdɪkəs) Compare juridical days

Word Origin for dies non

C19: shortened from Latin phrase diēs nōn jūridicus literally: day which is not juridical, that is, not reserved for legal affairs
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