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casus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Casus  \Ca"sus\,  n.  [L.] 
  An  event;  an  occurrence;  an  occasion;  a  combination  of 
  circumstances;  a  case;  an  act  of  God.  See  the  Note  under 
  {Accident}. 
 
  {Casus  belli},  an  event  or  combination  of  events  which  is  a 
  cause  war,  or  may  be  alleged  as  a  justification  of  war. 
 
  {Casus  fortuitus},  an  accident  against  which  due  prudence 
  could  not  have  provided.  See  {Act  of  God},  under  {Act}. 
 
  {Casus  omissus},  a  case  not  provided  for  by  the  statute.