Definition of Amnesties

1. Noun. (plural of amnesty) ¹



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Definition of Amnesties

1. amnesty [v] - See also: amnesty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amnesties

amnemonic agraphia
amnesia
amnesiac
amnesiacs
amnesias
amnesic
amnesic aphasia
amnesics
amnesiæ
amnestic
amnestic aphasia
amnestic psychosis
amnestic syndrome
amnestically
amnestied
amnesties (current term)
amnesty
amnestying
amnia
amnic
amnicolist
amnicolists
amnihook
amnihooks
amnio
amnio-
amniocardiac vesicle
amniocele
amniocenteses

Literary usage of Amnesties

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1. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"In connexion with the third of these points, the Lords who last year had undertaken the keeping of the sea were amnesties, relieved of their ..."

2. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"Judges Holt and Burgh were rein- amnesties, stated ; the proceedings against Sir Simon Burley were cancelled. " All these were wise and politic measures, ..."

3. The Comic History of the United States,: From a Period Prior to the by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"amnesties and Pardons. — Scripture outdone. — Forgiveness forced upon the Unrepenting. —Results of Congressional Reconstruction. — The President tried and ..."

4. "Welcome to Hell": Arbitrary Detention, Torture, and Extortion in Chechnya by Johanna Bjorken, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Peter Bouckaert (2000)
"... Business of Release: Extortion and "amnesties" The majority of former detainees interviewed by Human Rights Watch reported that they were only released ..."

5. American Annual Register edited by Joseph Blunt (1835)
"... 1829—Protocol of that conference—Boundaries of Greece—Tribute—Indemnity for Turkish property—Independence qualified—amnesties—Mutual armistice—Russia to ..."

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