May laws
May laws May laws 1. See {Kulturkampf}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. In Russia, severe oppressive laws against Jews, which have given occasion for great persecution; -- so called because they received the assent of the czar in May, 1882, and because likened to the Prussian May laws (see {Kulturkampf}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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