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salus populi suprema lex esto

[ sah-loos -paw-poo-lee soo-prey-mah leks -es-toh; English sey-luhs -pop-yuh-lahy-soo-pree-muh leks -es-toh ]
/ ˈsɑ lʊs ˈpɔ pʊˌli suˈpreɪ mɑ lɛks ˈɛs toʊ; English ˈseɪ ləs ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ sʊˈpri mə lɛks ˈɛs toʊ /
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Latin.

let the welfare of the people be the supreme law: a motto of Missouri.

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