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lex loci

[leks loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy] /lɛks ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/
noun, Law.
1.
the law of a place.
Origin of lex loci
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35, lex loci is from the Latin word lēx locī
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lex loci

/ˈləʊsaɪ; -kiː/
noun
1.
the law of the place
Word Origin
from Latin
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