novus ordo seclorum

Latin phrase no·vus or·do se·clo·rum \ ˌnȯ-wu̇s-ˈȯr-ˌdō-sā-ˈklȯr-u̇m \

Definition of novus ordo seclorum

: a new succession of ages motto on the reverse of the Great Seal of the United States

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