ultima ratio regum

[ oo l-ti-mah rah-tee-oh rey-goo m; English uhl-tuh-muh rey-shee-oh ree-guh m ]
/ ˈʊl tɪˌmɑ ˈrɑ tiˌoʊ ˈreɪ gʊm; English ˈʌl tə mə ˈreɪ ʃiˌoʊ ˈri gəm /

Latin.

the final argument of kings (a resort to arms): motto engraved on the cannon of Louis XIV.

Nearby words

  1. ulsterman,
  2. ult.,
  3. ulterior,
  4. ulteriorly,
  5. ultima,
  6. ultima thule,
  7. ultimacy,
  8. ultimate,
  9. ultimate constituent,
  10. ultimate strength

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019