Definition of Posthumous birth

1. Noun. Birth of a child after the father has died.

Generic synonyms: Birth, Nascence, Nascency, Nativity



2. Noun. Birth of a child by Caesarean section after the death of the mother.
Generic synonyms: Birth, Nascence, Nascency, Nativity

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Literary usage of Posthumous birth

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1. The Life of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette ...: From Numerous and Authentic Sources by Ebenezer Mack (1843)
"CHAPTER I. Lafayette—His ancestors—His father: death of, at Minden—Historical discrepancies relative thereto—Lafayette's posthumous birth— Proud title and ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1831)
"But if the posthumous, birth was of а montier, then the two sisters would inherit equally. This is what the law calls a ..."

3. Nationality: Including Naturalization and English Law on the High Seas and by Francis Taylor Piggott (1907)
"There is no difficulty in applying the common law rule as to posthumous birth within the kingdom to posthumous children, for British born'inW nationality is ..."

4. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman (1844)
"... was held not to impart to the posthumous birth any revoking effect (b). ou rule as to Marriage and the birth of a child conjointly, however, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law Relating to the Execution and Revocation of Wills and by Richard Thomas Walkem, Ontario (1873)
"... that the birth of the child should occur during the lifetime of the father. A posthumous birth was a fulfilment of the condition (6). ..."

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