- the ancient Roman personification of justice.
[yoo-stit-ee-ah ohm-ni-boo s; English juh-stish-ee-uh om-nuh-buh s]
- justice to all: motto of the District of Columbia.
fiat justitia, ruat caelum
[fee-aht yoo s-tee-tee-ah roo-aht kahy-loo m; English fee-aht juhs-tish-ee-uh roo-at see-luh m, fahy-uh t]
- let there be justice though the heavens fall.
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Examples from the Web for justitia
Justitia is a broad word, and refers not solely to the rights of the slave, but to those of the freeman.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)
A Sexton of the Old School
Justitia Fundamentum Regnorum (Justice is the foundation of states).The Future Belongs to the People
Christus est ei ratio, consilium, justitia, innocentia et tota salus.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Fiat justitia, ruat clum—Let justice be done, though the heavens should fall in.
Justitia est obtemperatio scriptis legibus—Justice is conformity to the written laws.