Definition of e pluribus unum in English:

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e pluribus unum

Pronunciation: /ˌē ˌplo͝orəbəs ˈ(y)o͞onəm/

noun

Out of many, one (the motto of the US).
Example sentences
  • But e pluribus unum and ‘one and indivisible’ are mottoes at war with each other.
  • The idea of e pluribus unum (out of many, one) is anathema to them.
  • Sports also buttress the highest goal of America - e pluribus unum.

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Syllabification: e plu·ri·bus u·num

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