sic transit gloria mundi

Latin phrase
sic trans·​it glo·​ria mun·​di | \ sēk-ˈträn-sit-ˌglȯr-ē-ä-ˈmu̇n-dē How to pronounce sic transit gloria mundi (audio) \

Definition of sic transit gloria mundi

: so passes away worldly renown

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“Sic transit gloria mundi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sic%20transit%20gloria%20mundi. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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