majus Latium

ma·​jus La·​ti·​um | \ ¦mä(ˌ)yu̇ˈslätēˌu̇m \

Definition of majus Latium

: the right of Roman citizenship granted to the holder of a magistracy in a territorial unit outside Rome and to his wife, children, and parents — compare jus latii , minus latium

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History and Etymology for majus Latium

Latin, literally, greater Latium, from majus greater (neuter of major) + Latium, ancient country of Italy

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“Majus Latium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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