Definition of semper fidelis in English:

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semper fidelis

Pronunciation: /ˌsɛmpə fɪˈdeɪlɪs/

adjective

Always faithful (the motto of the US Marine Corps).
Example sentences
  • When the Pope left in 1979 describing Ireland as ‘semper fidelis’ (always faithful) it seemed to some a sentimental whistling in the dark.
  • His message was ‘Ireland semper fidelis - always faithful.’
  • The Marines sum it up well: semper fidelis, always faithful.

Origin

Latin.

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