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[leks] /lɛks/
noun, plural leges
[lee-jeez; Latin le-ges] /ˈli dʒiz; Latin ˈlɛ gɛs/ (Show IPA)
1.
law1 .
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Latin lēx
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lex

/lɛks/
noun (pl) leges (ˈliːdʒiːz)
1.
a system or body of laws
2.
a particular specified law
Word Origin
Latin
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Blue Grass Airport (Lexington, KY)
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