casus


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Related to casus: Casus omissus, Casus foederis, Venire facias de novo

casus

(ˈkɑːsəs)
n
an event, situation or occurrence
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And those that held Nisyrus, Crapathus, and Casus, with Cos, the city of Eurypylus, and the Calydnian islands, these were commanded by Pheidippus and Antiphus, two sons of King Thessalus the son of Hercules.
I couldn't make a casus belli of it just then, because my Chief had taken all the troops to hammer a gang of slave kings up north.
Such might have been the end of it had the CASUS BELLI been other than it was; but Teeka was flattered at the attention that was being drawn to her and by the fact that these two young bulls were contemplating battle on her account.
Protection of Saudi Arabia and holy places by US troops during that war would provide the casus belli for Osama Bin Laden's jihad, the 9/11 attacks in the US, and the unleashing of political Islam as a revolutionary movement.
Le casus belli, provoque par l'attaque kurde contre les forces de securite turques dans la province de Hakari frontaliere avec l'Irak, a rallume le vieux conflit pourtant porteur d'espoir de paix bel et bien mort et enterre.
The AKP has invented a casus belli against the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) out of nowhere, and is now fabricating reasons to demonize this party, which was only recently its good friend.
PASYDY has reservations about the issue, but its boss Glafcos Hadjipetrou, has said the matter "is not a casus belli," which meant he was at least willing to discuss it.
Knee Deep Presented by Casus Circus (Australia) Location: Athenaeum Theatre Performance Dates: June 18 -- 8:00 - 9:30 p.
Another aspect of the same phenomenon relates to casus belli.
Any attempt to do so by the West will be seen as a casus belli.
5 MBD of Basra Light crude exports However, Iraqi Kurdistan is an invaluable strategic asset for the West, the reason its protection became a casus belli for President Obama while Syria's dead children were not.
Such captures are considered by Israel to be casus belli.