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Definition of Lustration

  1. noun The act of lustrating or purifying.
  2. noun A sacrifice, or ceremony, by which cities, fields, armies, or people, defiled by crimes, pestilence, or other cause of uncleanness, were purified.


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  • Lustrum noun A lustration or purification, especially the purification of the whole Roman people, which was made by the censors once in...

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Lustration | Define Lustration at Dictionary.com

verb (used with object), lus·trat·ed, lus·trat·ing. to purify by a propitiatory offering or other ceremonial method. Origin: 1615–25; < Latin lūstrātus, past ...

Lustration in the Western Balkans

Executive Summary The “Disclosing hidden history: Lustration in the Western Balkans” project will create a regional network of NGOs with the purpose of ...

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lusВ·trate (l s tr t) tr.v. lusВ·tratВ·ed, lusВ·tratВ·ing, lusВ·trates. To purify by means of ceremony. [Latin l str re, l str t-, to purify, make bright; see luster

Lustration - 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica - Free Online

LUSTRATION, a term that includes all the methods of purification and expiation among the Greeks and Romans. Among the Greeks there are two ideas clearly ...

lustration (ancient ritual) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

lustration, (from Latin lustratio, “purification by sacrifice”), any of various processes in ancient Greece and Rome whereby individuals or communities rid ...

Lustration | Beyond Intractability

The term "lustration" derives from the Latin for "purification." In the transitional justice literature, it refers to a means by which some countries deal with a ...

Lustrate | Define Lustrate at Dictionary.com

lustration ... object), lusВ·tratВ·ed, lusВ·tratВ·ing. to purify by a propitiatory offering or ...