vade retro me, Satana

Latin quotation from the Vulgate
va·​de re·​tro me, Sa·​ta·​na | \ ˌwä-de-ˈrā-trō-ˌmā ˈsä-tä-ˌnä How to pronounce vade retro me, Satana (audio) \

Definition of vade retro me, Satana

: go behind me, Satan : do not tempt me

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“Vade retro me, Satana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vade%20retro%20me%2C%20Satana. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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