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sub silentio

adverb sub si·len·tio \ˌsəb-sə-ˈlen-chē-ˌō, -sī-; ˌsu̇b-sē-ˈlen-tē-ˌō\

Legal Definition of sub silentio

  1. :  under or in silence :  without notice being taken or without making a particular point of the matter in question overruled sub silentio this court's holding in CollovaState v. Olsen, 498 N.W.2d 661 (1993)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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