Definition of postliminium in English:

postliminium

noun

Law
  • = postliminy.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Chillingworth (1602–1644), theologian. From classical Latin postlīminium right of a banished person or captive to resume civic rights on return from exile, recovery, restoration from post- + līmin-, līmen threshold + -ium.

Pronunciation

postliminium

/ˌpəʊstlɪˈmɪnɪəm/