jus sanguinis

noun jus san·gui·nis \ ˈyüs-ˈsäŋ-gwə-nəs \

Definition of jus sanguinis

: a rule that a child's citizenship is determined by its parents' citizenship

Origin and Etymology of jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood


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jus sanguinis

noun jus san·gui·nis \ -ˈsaŋ-gwi-nis, -ˈsäŋ-gwē-ˌnēs \

legal Definition of jus sanguinis

: a rule of law that a child's citizenship is determined by that of his or her parents

Origin and Etymology of jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood


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