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Magna Carta

noun Mag·na Car·ta \ˈmag-nə-ˈkär-tə\

Definition of MAGNA CARTA

1
:  a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced King John to give his assent in June 1215 at Runnymede
2
:  a document constituting a fundamental guarantee of rights and privileges

Variants of MAGNA CARTA

Mag·na Car·ta also Mag·na Char·ta \ˈmag-nə-ˈkär-tə\
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Origin of MAGNA CARTA

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, great charter
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with MAGNA CARTA

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