Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 01:44

by the Grace of God

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A calque translation of Dei gratia

Prepositional phraseEdit

by the Grace of God

  1. (idiomatic) By divine right.

Usage notesEdit

  • A formulaic phrase invoking divine right or acknowledging fealty to God. Used especially in Christian monarchies as part of the title of the Monarch.

See alsoEdit

TranslationsEdit

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