n.— «Abandoning a Muslim tradition of more than a thousand years, Turkey has also adopted a distinction between divine and secular law, even coining a new word for the latter (layàk, clearly borrowed from laicité, the French word for “secularity”).» —“Turkey and the Current European Confusion” by Patrick Reardon Touchstone July 11, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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