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silent leges inter arma

foreign term si·lent le·ges in·ter ar·ma \ˌsi-ˌlent-ˈlā-ˌgās-ˌin-ter-ˈär-mä\

Definition of silent leges inter arma

    :  the laws are silent in the midst of arms (i.e., in time of war)


Origin and Etymology of silent leges inter arma

Latin


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