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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rules of war
A body of customs, practices, usages, conventions, protocols, treaties, laws, and other norms that govern the commencement, conduct, and termination of hostilities between belligerent states or parties.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


rules of war
A body of customs, practices, usages, conventions, protocols, treaties, laws, and other norms that govern the commencement, conduct, and termination of hostilities between belligerent states or parties.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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