Definition of e pluribus unum in English:

e pluribus unum

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Pronunciation: /eɪ ˌplʊərɪbʊs ˈjuːnʊm
 
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noun

Out of many, one (the motto of the US).
More 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.

Origin

Latin.

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