Word of the Day
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.
Quote of the DayThat is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
- Jacob Bronowski (1908 - 1974)