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 Imperium in Imperio.Impon’derables (Latin, things without weight). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Imper’tinence (4 syl.).
 
A legal term meaning matter introduced into an affidavit, etc., not pertinent to the case.   1
 


 Imperium in Imperio.Impon’derables (Latin, things without weight). 

 
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