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e pluribus unum


from The Century Dictionary.

  • One from many; one (composed) of many: the motto of the United States of America, as being one nation formed of many independent States.

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  • phrase "From many, one", or "out of many, one"


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From Latin, e meaning "out of" or "from" + ablative plural of the word plus (=pluribus) meaning "more" + ūnum, neuter of ūnus ("one").


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  • Latin for "one out of many".

    October 17, 2007

  • I still consider very amusing that the original context this motto comes from is probably Virgil's (*) Moretum, a poem about how to make a cheese spread.

    (*) Most likely apocryphal, but still...

    January 31, 2009

  • So out of many colonies, one nation.

    Or out of many peoples, one people.

    Melting Pot.

    January 10, 2018