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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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Alex Decoteau--A stellar runner from Saskatchewan's Red Pheasant First Nation, Decoteau was also inducted posthumously last year.
among them eight posthumously, were awarded the "For Service in Battle" medal.
such benefits to posthumously conceived children and, therefore, the
The ceremony to posthumously honour the ANA troops was held at the Presidential Palace, where Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammadi and Chief of Army Staff Sher Mohammad Karimi were present, a statement from the palace said.
This is the perfect time to read a fascinating book on his life by the late Yehuda Shulewitz, published posthumously and reviewed here.]]>
Astrue is one in a line of cases that addresses the issue of whether posthumously conceived children may receive their deceased fathers' Social Security benefits.
England Award will be presented posthumously to Richard F.
Rather interestingly, no Noble prize can be awarded posthumously.
He said the king's order to award Farman the King Abdul Aziz Medal of the First Order posthumously and host his family to perform Haj was issued to honor the martyr and his family in appreciation of his heroic act.
Cpl Brownson, 30, was posthumously awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for the selfless commitment shown when rescuing wounded comrades during an attack on his patrol base south of Sangin.
In 1979 the Queen approved a proposal that the Military Cross could be awarded posthumously, with the first going to Captain Herbert Westmacott in 1980 for gallantry in Northern Ireland.
She first addresses the general law governing cases of testacy (where a valid will exists), but the bulk of the material focuses on issues of intestacy and includes treatments on the inheritance rights of marital and posthumously born children, adopted children, non-marital children, stepchildren/foster children, posthumously conceived children, artificially created children, and children created as the result of surrogacy arrangements.