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) \

Definition of inter arma silent leges

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

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“Inter arma silent leges.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inter%20arma%20silent%20leges. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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