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Minnesota State Motto:

"The Star of the North" (L'Etoile du nord)

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Night sky in St. Peter, Minnesota - photo © Joe Lencioni on Flickr -
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See All State Mottos - National Motto.

"The Star of the North" (L'Etoile du nord)

Minnesota formally adopted the French phrase "L'Etoile du nord" (The Star of the North) as the official state motto in 1861 (the motto also appears on the state seal).

Source:
Symbols - State Motto: Minnesota Legislative Ref. Library
Links:
All State Mottos - National Motto

    

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