lex loci

[leks loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy]

noun Law.

the law of a place.

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


the law of the place

Word Origin for lex loci

from Latin
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