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hic jacet(hɪk ˈjækɛt)
(on gravestones) here lies
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hic ja•cet(ˈhik ˈyɑ kɛt; Eng. ˈhɪk ˈdʒeɪ sɛt)
here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones).
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A Latin phrase meaning here lies, used on gravestones.
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