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sub nomine

preposition sub nom·i·ne \ˌsəb-ˈnä-mə-nē, -ˌnā; ˈsu̇b-ˈnō-mē-ˌnā\

Legal Definition of sub nomine

  1. :  under the name of the testator made him a trustee sub nomine “Charlie Smith” —often used in full or abbreviated form in legal citations to indicate the name under which the litigation continued Castro v. Beecher, 522 F. Supp. 873, 877 (D. Mass. 1981), aff'd sub nom. NAACP v. Beecher, 679 F.2d 965 (1st Cir. 1982)

Origin and Etymology of sub nomine

Latin


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