contra pacem

adverb (or adjective)
con·​tra pa·​cem | \ ¦kän‧trə¦pä(ˌ)kem, -pāsəm \

Definition of contra pacem

: against the peace used of a legal allegation once material in prosecution for trespass but now purely formal

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History and Etymology for contra pacem

Medieval Latin

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“Contra pacem.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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