alea jacta est

Latin quotation from Julius Caesar

alea jac·​ta est ˈä-lē-ˌä-ˌyäk-tä-ˈest How to pronounce alea jacta est (audio)
: the die is cast : there is no turning back

Dictionary Entries Near alea jacta est

Cite this Entry

“Alea jacta est.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alea%20jacta%20est. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!