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 How to pronounce inter arma silent leges (audio)
: amid arms, the laws are silent : in time of war, the laws are disregarded

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“Inter arma silent leges.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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