Definition of sortes in English:

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sortes

Pronunciation: /ˈsôrˌtēz/ Pronunciation: /-ˌtāz/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
Divination, or the seeking of guidance, by chance selection of a passage in the Bible or another text regarded as authoritative.

Origin

Latin, 'chance selections (of the Bible)'.

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Syllabification: sor·tes

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