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virtute et armis

[wir-too-te et ahr-mees; English ver-too-tee et ahr-mis, -tyoo-]
  1. by virtue and arms: motto of Mississippi.
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Historical Examples

  • He wrote nothing except the words, 'Virtute mea me unvolvo.'

    Lalage's Lovers

    George A. Birmingham

  • The Gospel doth not so much consist in verbis as in virtute.

  • Ita coquali dignitate pecunia, virtute anteire alius alium properabit.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2

    Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

  • On a scroll beneath the shield is the motto 'Fide virtute et labore.'

  • Those that were so virtute officii still continue; but the latter sort are superseded by the modern justices.