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Deo gratias Line breaks: Deo gra¦tias
Pronunciation: /ˌdeɪəʊ ˈɡrɑːtɪəs/
/-ʃɪəs/

Definition of Deo gratias in English:

exclamation

Thanks be to God: Thank you so much, Jeremy. Deo Gratias!
More example sentences
  • On certain occasions, for instance, they are accustomed to say Deo gratias apart from its use in the Liturgy.
  • To the wealthy man's dismay, Saint Patrick responded with only two unfamiliar words, "Deo Gratias."

Origin

Latin.

Words that rhyme with Deo gratias

plenteous • piteous

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