jus sanguinis

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jus sanguinis

(ˈsæŋɡwɪnɪs)
n
(Law) law the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his or her natural parents. Compare jus soli
[Latin, literally: law of blood]

jus′ san′gui•nis

(ˈsæŋ gwə nɪs)

n.
the principle that the country of nationality of a child is determined by the country of nationality of the parents.
[1900–05; < Latin: right of blood]
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Noun1.jus sanguinis - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents
judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The law of blood is transubstantiated into the law of the Father.
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See Reid, A Law of Blood, for a discussion of blood revenge for the death of a clan member by a Cherokee or an enemy.