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2007-08-18 09:16:42

By NO BYLINE POLICE investigating graffiti vandalism at Skara Brae on Orkney - one of Europe's most important prehistoric sites - have issued a description of a man they want to speak to in connection with the crime. (c) 2007 Scotsman, The. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • 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'.