dux femina facti

Latin quotation from Virgil

dux fe·​mi·​na fac·​ti ˌdu̇ks-ˌfā-mi-nä-ˈfäk-ˌtē How to pronounce dux femina facti (audio)
: a woman was the author of the achievement
originally referring to Dido's founding of Carthage

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“Dux femina facti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dux%20femina%20facti. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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