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11th Amendment an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guarantees a level of sovereign immunity to states by forbidding federal courts from ruling on cases brought against a state by a citizen of another state. The 11th Amendment, ratified in 1795, was passed after the Supreme Court ruled, in Chisholm v. Georgia, in favor of a citizen of South Carolina who was trying to recover debt that was owed him by the state of Georgia. The passage of the amendment overturned this ruling.
adagio in music, a passage, movement, or piece that is played adagio. [1/4 definitions]
after following the passage of some time; later. [1/12 definitions]
air shaft a narrow vertical passage through which fresh air can reach an otherwise enclosed area such as the interior of a building; ventilating shaft.
airway a route of passage for an aircraft. [2/3 definitions]
alimentary canal the body passage into which food is ingested and in which it is digested; passage from the mouth to the anus; digestive tract.
allegretto an allegretto passage, movement, or piece. [1/2 definitions]
allegro an allegro passage, movement, or piece. [1/2 definitions]
alley1 a narrow street or passage between or behind buildings, esp. in a city. [1/5 definitions]
alleyway a narrow alley or passage between buildings.
andante an andante passage, movement, or piece. [1/2 definitions]
andantino an andantino passage, movement, or piece. [1/2 definitions]
arc to form a curved line or passage. [1/4 definitions]
arioso an arioso passage, movement, or piece. [1/3 definitions]
asterism in printing, three asterisks arranged in a triangle, used to call attention to a passage of text. [1/2 definitions]
a tempo in the same tempo as before (used as a musical direction after a slower or faster passage).
barricade a hastily constructed barrier for protection or for obstructing passage. [1/3 definitions]
barrier something erected to bar passage such as a fence, wall, or the like. [2/3 definitions]
bibliomancy the making of predictions, answering of questions, or the like, based on the interpretation of a randomly selected passage from a book, esp. the Bible.
blockade any obstruction designed to prevent passage. [1/3 definitions]
bore1 to create or force (an opening or passage). [1/7 definitions]