amicus usque ad aras
foreign term Etymology: Latin a friend as far as to the altars, i.e., except in what is contrary to one's religion; also a friend to the last extremity

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  • amicus usque ad aras — /ah mee koos oos kwe ahd ah rddahs/; Eng. /euh muy keuhs us kwee ad ay ras, euh mee /, Latin. a friend to the last degree. * * * …   Universalium

  • amicus usque ad aras — /ah mee koos oos kwe ahd ah rddahs/; Eng. /euh muy keuhs us kwee ad ay ras, euh mee /, Latin. a friend to the last degree …   Useful english dictionary

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