Meaning of res gestae

res ges•tae

Pronunciation: (rēz' jes'tē, rās'), [key]
  1. things done; accomplishments; deeds.
  2. the acts, circumstances, and statements that are incidental to the principal fact of a litigated matter and are admissible in evidence in view of their relevant association with that fact.
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