contra pacem

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

Definition of contra pacem

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

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Origin and Etymology of contra pacem

Medieval Latin

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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