amicus usque ad aras

Latin phrase

ami·​cus us·​que ad aras ä-ˈmē-ku̇s-ˌu̇s-kwe-ˌäd-ˈär-ˌäs How to pronounce amicus usque ad aras (audio)
: a friend as far as to the altars : a friend whose only higher allegiance is to religion : a friend to the very end

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“Amicus usque ad aras.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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