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lex loci

[ leks -loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy ]
/ lɛks ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ /
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noun Law.

the law of a place.

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Origin of lex loci

First recorded in 1825–35, lex loci is from Latin lēx locī
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British Dictionary definitions for lex loci

lex loci
/ (ˈləʊsaɪ, -kiː) /

noun

the law of the place

Word Origin for lex loci

from Latin
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