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jus sanguinis

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noun jus san·gui·nis \-ˈsäŋ-gwə-nəs\

Definition of jus sanguinis

  1. :  a rule that a child's citizenship is determined by its parents' citizenship



Origin and Etymology of jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood


First Known Use: 1902


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jus sanguinis

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noun jus san·gui·nis \-ˈsaŋ-gwi-nis, -ˈsäŋ-gwē-ˌnēs\

Legal Definition of jus sanguinis

  1. :  a rule of law that a child's citizenship is determined by that of his or her parents



Origin and Etymology of jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood


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