pro aris et focis

Latin phrase

pro aris et fo·​cis prō-ˌä-ˌrēs-et-ˈfȯ-ˌkēs How to pronounce pro aris et focis (audio)
: for altars and hearths : for God and country
used especially as a motto of military groups

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“Pro aris et focis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pro%20aris%20et%20focis. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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