Dieu et mon droit


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Dieu et mon droit

(djø e mɔ̃ drwa)
(Heraldry) God and my right: motto of the Royal Arms of Great Britain

Dieu et mon droit

(ˈdyœ eɪ mɔ̃ ˈdrwa)
French.
God and my right: motto on the royal arms of England.
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[beaucoup moins que] Dieu et mon droit [beaucoup plus grand que], la devise des souverains britanniques, est aussi celle de Farah, double champion olympique (5000 m et 10.000 m) a Londres, en 2012.
At the foot of the coin is the royal motto "Dieu et mon droit" - God and my right.
Kurt felt the bullet buried deep "Dieu et mon droit" his belt proclaims Truth lies still while millions weep On gravestones burdened with countless names.
When I started as a consular officer back in the 1970s, the world's classiest passport was the British--black hard cover, the Dieu et Mon Droit seal, the bearer's name handwritten on the cover.
Or as it says on the front of your passport: "Mon Dieu Et Mon Droit."
The fireplace has a large coat of arms with the carved inscription "Dieu et mon droit", which means "God is my light".
How come the Royal motto, Dieu et mon droit (God and my right), still stands when in fact absolutism no longer squares with the crown head of Britain, the English Civil War having divested the monarchy of any God-given rights, absolutism included?
Then there is the British Royals' motto, Dieu et mon droit (God and my right).