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lex loci

[leks loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy]
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noun Law.
  1. the law of a place.
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Origin of lex loci

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

lex loci

  1. the law of the place
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Word Origin

from Latin
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