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 nāvessods on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Nāvessods (Francijā)

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EtymologyEdit

From nāves (death[gen.]) +‎ sods (penalty).

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nāvessods m (1st declension)

  1. death penalty, capital punishment (the legal killing of a condemned criminal by the state as punishment for his or her crimes)
    mūsdienu Latvijā nāvessods nav piemērojamsin modern Latvia the death penalty is not applied
    decembrī, Valmieras pamalē, Karātavu kalnā, izpildīja lauka karatiesas piespriestos nāvessodus vienpadsmit komunistiem un komjauniešiemin December, in the outskirts of Valmiera, on Karatāvu hill, (they) carried out the death penalties, ordered by military tribunal, of eleven communists and Komosomol members

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