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Innocent

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(antipope 29 Sept. 1179–Jan. 1180?: d.)

Originally Lando, he came of an old Lombard family and was born at Sezze, a hill town in Latina province overlooking the Pontine plain....

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Innocents

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The young children killed by Herod in the Massacre of the Innocents after the birth of Jesus.

See also Holy Innocents' Day at holy.

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Innocent

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

French: from the personal name Innocent, from Latin Innocentius, from innocens ‘harmless’, ‘non-violent’.

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innocent

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Unintentional, either because an act or omission itself was not intended, or because its consequences were not intended (e.g. innocent misrepresentation; innocent dissemination of a...

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innocent

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 41 words.

free from wrong, sin, or guilt XIV; not injurious XVII. Also sb. XIV. — (O)F. innocent or L. innocēns,

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innocent

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 34 words.

[ME]

Literally meaning ‘not harming’, innocent goes back to Latin in- ‘not’ and nocere ‘to hurt, injure’, which also

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innocent

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 130 words.

Unintentional, either because an act or omission itself was not intended, or because its consequences were not intended (e.g. innocent

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Innocent

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(antipope 29 Sept. 1179–Jan. 1180?: d.)

Originally Lando, he came of an old Lombard family and was born at Sezze, a hill town in Latina province overlooking the Pontine plain....

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innocent <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

m ˈɪnǝˌsent, -sǝnt

sp innocent41

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innocency <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 8 words.

m ˈɪnǝˌsensǝɪ, -sǝnsǝɪ

sp innocencie3, innocency3

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innocent passage

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 585 words.

‘A State's control over foreign merchant vessels [in the territorial sea] is, however, subject to their right of innocent passage

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