Definition of e pluribus unum in English:

e pluribus unum

Syllabification: e plu·ri·bus u·num
Pronunciation: /ˈē ˈplo͝orəbəs ˈ(y)o͞onəm


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