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alias adv

[Latin, otherwise, from alius other]
: otherwise called
: also known as [John Thomas Nolan, Legs Diamond]
n : an assumed or additional name
adj : issued after the original instrument has not produced any action [an tax warrant] [an summons] compare pluries

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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