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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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(Curiously, Robert's elegant new home, complete with sturdy white columns out front, has a distinctly ante bellum feel to it.
Fiat justitia, ruat coelum, Post mortem unum, ante bellum, Hic jacet hoc, ex-parte res, Politicum e-conomico est.
Frederick had to evacuate Saxony and accept the status quo ante bellum. The economic impact on Prussia was largely negative, with much physical destruction and great human losses, with sharp inflation in everything from land to food.
It is also said that the two issues cannot be linked, but once the status quo ante bellum has been restored in Kuwait, other questions, including that of occupied Palestine and Iraq's claims to disputed territories can and should be taken up.
Daar Communication Plc, represented by its founder, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, in a exparte motion which has the Federal Ministry of Information and the Attorney General of the Federation as defendants, prayed the court to order the maintenance of status quo ante bellum as at 30th May, this year, pending the hearing and determination of its suit challenging the closure of its broadcast stations.
Rather, Japan might have realized outcomes short of actual defeat, such as an armistice preserving some of the gains made early in the war, a return to the status quo ante bellum, or even a negotiated surrender that left Japan more intact than it would be when it ultimately did surrender in 1945.
Bingham gracefully integrates gender issues and perspectives into her narrative and demonstrates the interplay between gender, race, and religion as aspects of ostracism and oppression in the ante bellum South.
It is often contended that the just goal of a just war is the proverbial status quo ante bellum: the victorious regime ought simply to reestablish the state of affairs that obtained before the war broke out.
Justice Alaba Ajileye, while granting the application, said he was convinced on the strength of the facts deposed to in the affidavit in support of the motion that 'an urgent intervention of this court is required to maintain the status quo ante bellum between the parties, lest the claimants/applicants be clogged with a fait accompli.'
Parties, especially the respondents shall status quo ante bellum inter duos, pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice for an injunction'.
Subsequently, in a bench ruling, Justice Mohammed held that it was imperative to protect the substance of the suit till the next adjourned date and made an order directing all the parties in the suit to maintain the status quo ante bellum at least between now and the next adjourned date, when the court will hear the plaintiff's motion on notice for an order of interlocutory injunction.