Complete Definition of "lese majesty"

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Alternative spellings
leze majesty, lèse majesté

Etymology
French lèse-majesté < Latin laesa maiestatis, injury to the Majesty.

Noun
lese majesty
#The crime of violating majesty, an offense against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.

References
Insulting the monarch is a serious offence in Thailand, one of the few countries that retains the crime of lèse majesté. &mdash; The world at a glance: Bangkok Jail threat over insult, The Week, Issue 605, page 9.

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