novus ordo seclorum

Latin phrase
no·​vus or·​do se·​clo·​rum | \ ˌnȯ-wu̇s-ˈȯr-ˌdō-sā-ˈklȯr-u̇m How to pronounce novus ordo seclorum (audio) \

Definition of novus ordo seclorum

: a new succession of ages motto on the reverse of the Great Seal of the U.S.

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“Novus ordo seclorum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/novus%20ordo%20seclorum. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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