hortus conclusus

Latin noun phrase

hor·​tus con·​clu·​sus ˈhȯr-təs-kȯn-ˈklü-səs How to pronounce hortus conclusus (audio)
: enclosed garden
used especially for depictions of the Virgin Mary in an enclosed garden symbolizing her virginity

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“Hortus conclusus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hortus%20conclusus. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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