noun, plural post·li·min·i·a [pohst-luh-min-ee-uh]. /ˌpoʊst ləˈmɪn i ə/. International Law.
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International Law can deal only with such effects of postliminium as are international.
If the occupant has performed acts which are not legitimate acts of warfare, postliminium makes their invalidity apparent.
Thus postliminium means that the captive returns by the same threshold at which he was lost.
A captive who is recovered after a victory over the enemy is deemed to have returned by postliminium.
For a thing is lost in the same manner as it is recovered by postliminium.The Rights of War and Peace|Hugo Grotius