lapidation

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From Latin lapis (stone)

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lapidation (plural lapidations)

  1. (law) The practice of or an act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death, as punishment
    • 2007 Mar 6, “International Women’s Day, another day of repression for women”, 亚州新闻:
      The five women on trial were almost all activists for the full repeal (not just a moratorium) of lapidation, ie stoning, from Iran’s law books.

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lapidation f (plural lapidations)

  1. lapidation

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