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posthumous

[pos′chəməs]
Etymology: L, post, after, humare, to bury
after a person's death.

post·hu·mous

(pos'chū-mŭs)
Denotes occurring after a person's death.
[L. postumus, last, corrupted by attraction to humus, earth, burial]

posthumous

(pŏs′tū-mŭs) [L. postumus, last]
1. Occurring after death.
2. Born after the death of the father.
3. Said of a child taken by cesarean section after the death of the mother.
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He was posthumously awarded the 1914/15 Star, the British War Medal 1914-18 and the Allied Victory Medal 1914-19.
To my mind, there can be no relevant argument against posthumously knighting RJ Mitchell, but every reason for doing so.
We now know Kelly was innocent, but can someone tell me if Charles Connolly, the other victim of the same gross miscarriage of justice, will also be posthumously cleared of a crime he did not commit?
The stars - some being awarded posthumously - must have been born in the UK or Commonwealth for their names to be emblazoned on the walkway in a silver star.
1st Class Paul Ray Smith, who died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Now published posthumously, these four one-act plays clearly document the literary abilities of Seth Alan Barkas and make a significant and welcome addition to the growing library of American theatrical plays.
The Inaugural AFCA Trailblazer Award was presented to former Hampton University head coach Charles Williams, posthumously.
Smith was inducted posthumously for his leadership at Kimberly-Clark Corp.
He compiled excerpts from his journals, published posthumously as Hermitage Journals: A Diary Kept While Working on the Biography of Thomas Merton (Image Books).
Her posthumously released new novel, Notice, achieves a starkness rarely seen outside the of crime novels.
AS is the case for many great authors, Thoreau enjoyed his greatest success posthumously.
A have-a-go hero who was killed as he tried to foil an armed robbery has been posthumously honoured.