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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e plu•ri•bus u•num*ɛ ˈplu rɪˌbʊs ˈu nʊm; Eng. ˈi ˈplʊər ə bəs ˈyu nəm

  1. out of many, one (motto of the U.S.).

    Category: Foreign Term

* Latin..


  1. e pluribus unum(Proverb)

    "From many, one", or "out of many, one"


  1. E pluribus unum

    E pluribus unum —Latin for "Out of many, one" —is a phrase on the Seal of the United States, along with Annuit cœptis and Novus ordo seclorum, and adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782. Never codified by law, E pluribus unum was considered a de facto motto of the United States until 1956 when the United States Congress passed an act, adopting "In God We Trust" as the official motto.

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