ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem

Latin phrase en·se pe·tit pla·ci·dam sub li·ber·ta·te qui·e·tem \ ˌen-se-ˌpe-tit-ˈplä-ki-ˌdäm-su̇b-ˌlē-ber-ˌtä-te-kwē-ˈā-ˌtem \

Definition of ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem

:with the sword she (Massachusetts) seeks tranquil peace under liberty :through battle we seek peace, but only with liberty motto of Massachusetts

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