extra muros

Latin phrase (1)
ex·​tra mu·​ros | \ ˌek-strä-ˈmü-rōs How to pronounce extra muros (audio) \

Definition of extra muros

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: outside the (city) walls : outside the (religious) community : external — compare intra muros

intra muros

Latin phrase (2)
in·​tra mu·​ros | \ ˌin-trä-ˈmü-ˌrōs How to pronounce intra muros (audio) \

Definition of intra muros (Entry 2 of 2)

: within the (city) walls : within the (religious) community : internal : not public — compare extra muros

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“Extra muros.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muros. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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