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 /

Latin.

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

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Origin of cedant arma togae

Literally, “let arms yield to the toga”

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