[Ads-l] belligerent, n. = 'military adversary'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 13 00:27:44 EDT 2017

On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Legal Definition of belligerent: a belligerent nation, state, or person

That's a real thigh-slapper! Like defining _liquid_ as "liquid matter."

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