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salus populi suprema lex esto

foreign term sa·lus po·pu·li su·pre·ma lex es·to \ˌsä-ˌlüs-ˈpȯ-pu̇-ˌlē-su̇-ˌprā-mä-ˌleks-ˈes-tō\

Definition of salus populi suprema lex esto

    :  let the welfare of the people be the supreme law —motto of Missouri


Origin and Etymology of salus populi suprema lex esto

Latin


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