Definition of lese-majesty in English:
1The insulting of a monarch or other ruler; treason: the Shah would whip him for his lese-majesty
More example sentences
- The junta used lese-majesty as an excuse to stage the military coup that toppled Thaksin Shinawatra's government.
- Others were charged with offences including lese-majesty or destruction of property.
- Counter-charges of lese-majesty were filed against Prime Minister Thaksin.
Definition of lese-majesty in:
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