e pluribus unum

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin, e meaning "out of" or "from" + ablative plural of the word plus (=pluribus) meaning "more" + ūnum, neuter of ūnus (one).

Proverb[edit]

e plūribus ūnum

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • A national motto of the United States of America until 1956.

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