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dies Latin, = ‘day’.
Dies Irae a Latin hymn sung in a Mass for the dead; from the opening words (literally, ‘day of wrath’) of the hymn.
dies non a day on which no legal business can be done, or which does not count for legal purposes (short for Latin dies non juridicus ‘non-judicial day’).

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