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justĭtĭum , ii, n. 2. jus-sisto,
I.a cessation from business in the courts of justice, a legal vacation, Cic. Phil. 5, 12, 31: “justitium per aliquot dies servatum est,Liv. 3, 5: “justitiumque in foro sua sponte coeptum prius quam indictum,id. 9, 7: “prope justitium omnium rerum futurum videbatur,id. 26, 26, 9: “remittere,to put an end to a suspension of legal proceedings, to cause the courts to resume their business, id. 10, 21. —
II. In gen., a cessation of public business, a public mourning: “hos mors (Germanici) adeo incendit, ut, sumpto justitio, deserentur foro,Tac. A. 2, 82: “arcis triste tyrannicae,Prud. Cath. 5, 80; so, in a household, a suspension of business for mourning the dead, Sid. Ep. 2, 8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Philippics, 5.12.31
    • Tacitus, Annales, 2.82
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 26, 26.9
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 9, 7
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 10, 21
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 3, 5
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