comity of nations

noun phrase

Definition of comity of nations

1 : the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts
2 : the group of nations practicing international comity

First Known Use of comity of nations

1862

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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comity of nations

comity of na·tions \ -ˈnā-shənz \

legal Definition of comity of nations

1 : the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts
2 : the group of nations practicing international comity

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