intra muros

[ in-trah -moo-rohs; English in-truh -myoor-ohs ]
/ ˈɪn trɑ ˈmu roʊs; English ˈɪn trə ˈmyʊər oʊs /

adverb Latin.

within the walls, as of a city.

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