vae victis

[wahy wik-tees; English vee vik-tis]


woe to the vanquished. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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vae victis

Latin, literally "woe to the vanquished," from Livy, "History" V.xlviii.9.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper