eppur si muove

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Italian phrase ep·pur si muo·ve \āp-ˌpür-sē-ˈmwȯ-vā\

Definition of eppur si muove

  1. :  and yet it does move —attributed to Galileo after being forced to recant his assertion that the earth moves around the sun


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