sine die

[sahy-nee dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne dee-e]


without fixing a day for future action or meeting: The assembly adjourned sine die.

Origin of sine die

From the Latin word sine diē without (a fixed) day Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for sine die

sine die

adverb, adjective

without a day fixedan adjournment sine die

Word Origin for sine die

literally: without a day
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Word Origin and History for sine die

"indefinitely," Latin, literally "without (fixed) day," from sine "without" (see sans) + ablative singular of dies "day" (see diurnal).

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