by the Grace of God

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque translation of Dei gratia

Prepositional phrase[edit]

by the Grace of God

  1. (idiomatic) By divine right.

Usage notes[edit]

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

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