Definition of Index Librorum Prohibitorum in English:

Index Librorum Prohibitorum

Syllabification: In·dex Li·bro·rum Pro·hib·i·to·rum
Pronunciation: /ˌindeks līˌbrôrəm ˌprōˌhibəˈtôrəm
 
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An official list of books that Roman Catholics were forbidden to read or that were to be read only in expurgated editions, as contrary to Catholic faith or morals. The first Index was issued in 1557; it was revised at intervals until abolished in 1966.

Origin

Latin, 'index of forbidden books'.

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