per pais

adverb
variants: or per pays \ ˌpərˈpā \

Definition of per pais

: by the country : by a jury or by matter triable by a jury trials per pais

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History and Etymology for per pais

Anglo-French

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“Per pais.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/per%20pais. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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