salus populi suprema lex esto

Latin phrase

sa·​lus po·​pu·​li su·​pre·​ma lex es·​to ˌsä-ˌlüs-ˈpȯ-pu̇-ˌlē-su̇-ˌprā-mä-ˌleks-ˈe-stō How to pronounce salus populi suprema lex esto (audio)
: let the welfare of the people be the supreme law
motto of Missouri

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“Salus populi suprema lex esto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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