Latin Legal Terms


Deo – this Latin noun applies in the Canon Law, where refers to the figure of God, Lord (a religious figure which prayers respect most and towards which they forward their praying). In practice the word participates in the phrase “Deo juvante”, which literally means “with God’s help”. This is the Motto of Monaco. The word also participates in the expression “Deo vindice”, which translates as “with God as guard”. A synonym is “Deus”.

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