Jus Gentium Definition

yo͝os gĕntē-əm, jŭs jĕnshē-əm
The laws common to all people as distinguished from those applying only to Roman citizens.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World

Origin of Jus Gentium

  • Latin iūs gentium iūs law gentium genitive pl. of gēns nation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ius gentium.

    From Wiktionary

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