ultima ratio re gum

ultima ratio regum

[ool-ti-mah rah-tee-oh rey-goom; English uhl-tuh-muh rey-shee-oh ree-guhm]
Latin.
the final argument of kings (a resort to arms): motto engraved on the cannon of Louis XIV.
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