the law of the land

noun phrase

: the set of rules that exists in a certain place
You have to pay taxes. That's the law of the land.

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“The law of the land.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20law%20of%20the%20land. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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