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 /
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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