Casus fortuitus
Casus Ca"sus, n. [L.] An event; an occurrence; an occasion; a combination of circumstances; a case; an act of God. See the Note under {Accident}. [1913 Webster]

{Casus belli}, an event or combination of events which is a cause war, or may be alleged as a justification of war.

{Casus fortuitus}, an accident against which due prudence could not have provided. See {Act of God}, under {Act}.

{Casus omissus}, a case not provided for by the statute. [1913 Webster]

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