Definition of justitium in English:

justitium

noun

  • A period during which activity in law courts is formally suspended; a legal vacation. Hence: a period of cessation of any activity, a vacation.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Smith (1513–1577), scholar, diplomat, and political theorist. From classical Latin iūstitium cessation from business in the courts of justice, legal vacation from iūs law, right + -stit-, past participial stem of sistere to stand + -ium.

Pronunciation

justitium

/dʒʌˈstɪʃ(ɪ)əm//dʒʌˈstɪtɪəm/