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edict British & World English

An official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority

edict English Thesaurus

oil exploration is prohibited by government edict

Milan, Edict of British & World English

An edict made by the Roman emperor Constantine in 313 which recognized Christianity and gave freedom of worship in the Roman Empire

Nantes, Edict of British & World English

An edict of 1598 signed by Henry IV of France granting toleration to Protestants and ending the French Wars of Religion. It was revoked by Louis XIV in 1685