Definition of e pluribus unum in English:

e pluribus unum


  • Out of many, one (the motto of the US).

    • ‘But e pluribus unum and ‘one and indivisible’ are mottoes at war with each other.’
    • ‘The idea of e pluribus unum (out of many, one) is anathema to them.’
    • ‘Sports also buttress the highest goal of America - e pluribus unum.’
    • ‘If there is a society on earth that can still perform the extraordinary feat of forging some sort of unity out of such diversity - e pluribus unum, as the coins say - it is America.’
    • ‘In spirit, it's akin to America's e pluribus unum - out of many, one.’




e pluribus unum

/eɪ ˌplʊərɪbʊs ˈjuːnʊm/