Definition of Safe-conduct

1. Noun. A document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war.

Exact synonyms: Safeguard
Generic synonyms: Pass, Passport
Derivative terms: Safeguard



Definition of Safe-conduct

1. Noun. A document that grants safe passage through enemy territory in times of war. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Safe-conduct

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safari suit
safari suits
safari supper
safariboat
safaried
safarigoer
safarigoers
safariing
safarilike
safaris
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safarists
safe
safe(p)
safe-conduct (current term)
safe-conducts
safe-cracker
safe-deposit
safe-deposit box
safe-guard
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safe-guards
safe-keeping
safe and sound
safe area
safe as houses
safe conduct
safe harbor

Literary usage of Safe-conduct

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1. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty (1883)
"A safe-conduct is given to those who otherwise could not safely pass through the places ... The person named in the safe-conduct cannot transfer his \ J67. ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1917)
"JS REEVES SAFE CONDUCT FOR ENEMY DIPLOMATIC AGENTS ON September 8, 1915, the Secretary of State requested the recall of the Austrian ..."

3. The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1852)
"As the right arising from a safe-conduct proceeds entirely \ 269. How by which the extent of the right is to be measured ; and the ..."

4. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1887)
"He added that he could not be imprisoned because he had a safe-conduct. John of Chlum and some friends accompanied him to the palace occupied by the pope. ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Accordingly he called his clerk, and while the safe-conduct was being read, ... At last they gave up the attempt, threw my safe- conduct on the ground, ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1866)
"The safe conduct of the President of the United States has been tendered us, ... We respectfully solicit, through your intervention, a safe conduct to ..."

7. The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1852)
"How jjy which the extent of the right is to be measured ; and the ' e- w'^ *s discoverable in the object for which the safe-conduct - rived from was granted ..."

8. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"Would that it was the papists alone that would be guilty of my blood J" CHAPTER V. Shall Luther have a safe-conduct—The safe-conduct—Will ..."

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