ora et labora

Latin phrase
ora et la·​bo·​ra | \ ˌō-rä-et-lä-ˈbō-rä How to pronounce ora et labora (audio) \

Definition of ora et labora

: pray and work motto of the Benedictine order

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“Ora et labora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ora%20et%20labora. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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