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E pluribus unum
Meaning of E pluribus unum
The English definition of this Latin motto is as follows:
"Out of many, one"
"E pluribus unum" is a national motto of the United States of America. The definition and meaning of this famous Latin motto encompasses the very spirit of the society and people of America from immigration. The motto was originally used in reference to the integration of the original 13 independent colonies into one united country. Pierre Eugene du Simitiere suggested the motto which was accepted by the first Great Seal committee in 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution.
Info about the E pluribus unum Motto
The popular Latin phrase or motto "E pluribus unum" is used to encapsulate the beliefs, inspiration, interests or ideals of a person or a group of people. Its words are so inspirational that they were adopted by men who played such a great role in building the country of America.
E pluribus unum - Great Seal of America
E pluribus unum appears on the face of the great seal of America which was designed by Charles Thomson and shown in the adjacent image. This image is used as the national emblem of the United States, and appears on many official US documents including passports. E pluribus unum is included on most U.S. currency and the first coins with the famous motto were dated 1786.
Quotes about "E pluribus unum"
Famous quotes about the Latin phrase 'E pluribus unum' meaning '"Out of many, one" include:
"Remember, remember always, that all of us... are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
Quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Everywhere immigrants have enriched and strengthened the fabric of American life."
Quote by John F. Kennedy
"E pluribus unum."
Quote by Virgil