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sic transit gloria mundi

foreign term sic trans·it glo·ria mun·di \sēk-ˈträn-sit-ˌglr-ē-ä-ˈmn-dē\

Definition of SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI

:  so passes away the glory of the world

Origin of SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI

Latin

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