Definition of Magna Carta in English:

Magna Carta

Syllabification: Mag·na Car·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌmaɡnə ˈkärdə
 
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A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King John of England by his rebellious barons at Runnymede in 1215, which came to be seen as the seminal document of English constitutional practice.

Origin

from medieval Latin, 'great charter'.

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