cedant arma togae

[ key-dahnt ahr-mah toh-gahy; English see-dant ahr-muh toh-jee ]
/ ˈkeɪ dɑnt ˈɑr mɑ ˈtoʊ gaɪ; English ˈsi dænt ˈɑr mə ˈtoʊ dʒi /
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Latin.

let military power be subject to civil authority: motto of Wyoming.

Nearby words

  1. cecotomy,
  2. cecropia moth,
  3. cecrops,
  4. cecum,
  5. ced,
  6. cedar,
  7. cedar apple,
  8. cedar chest,
  9. cedar city,
  10. cedar falls

Origin of cedant arma togae

literally, let arms yield to the toga

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