inter arma silent leges

Latin quotation based on Cicero in·ter ar·ma si·lent le·ges \ˌin-ter-ˈär-mä-ˌsi-ˌlent-ˈlā-ˌgās\

Definition of inter arma silent leges

  1. :  amid arms, the laws are silent :  in time of war, the laws are disregarded

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