salus populi suprema lex esto


sa·lus po·pu·li su·pre·ma lex es·to

foreign term \ˌsä-ˌlüs-ˈp-p-ˌlē-s-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 of SALUS POPULI SUPREMA LEX ESTO

Latin

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