From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
4. The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing supposed or asserted to be done; as, history abounds with false facts.
Note: The term fact has in jurisprudence peculiar uses in contrast with law; as, attorney at law, and attorney in fact; issue in law, and issue in fact. There is also a grand distinction between law and fact with reference to the province of the judge and that of the jury, the latter generally determining the fact, the former the law. --Burrill --Bouvier.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Define.com is a PRIVATE SECTOR EDUCATIONAL NONPROFIT TERRESTRIAL ALIEN BLOG that PROMOTES WORLDWIDE ELECTRONIC DEMOCRACY, OPEN and TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT and WORLDWIDE BANKING REFORM. THIS IS COMPUTER-AIDED PEACE ON EARTH. COMPUTERS PAY FOR EVERYTHING. NO MORE POVERTY. NO MORE TAXES. NO MORE DEBT. NO MORE RENT. NO MORE BILLS. NO MORE CASH. NO MORE WAR.
www.FreeWorldBank.org on Amazon S3
Eye and Pyramid BANKING REFORM CHALLENGE