lex loci celebrationis

lex loci ce·​le·​bra·​ti·​o·​nis | \ -ˌkeləˌbrätēˈōnə̇s \

Definition of lex loci celebrationis

: the law of the place where a contract especially of marriage is made

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History and Etymology for lex loci celebrationis

New Latin, law of the place of the ceremony

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“Lex loci celebrationis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lex%20loci%20celebrationis. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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