D.E.I.


Dutch East Indies.

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Definition for dei (2 of 4)

ad majorem Dei gloriam
[ ahd mah-yaw-rem de-ee glaw-ree-ahm ]
/ ɑd mɑˈyɔ rɛm ˈdɛ i ˈglɔ riˌɑm /

Latin.

for the greater glory of God: motto of the Jesuits.

Definition for dei (3 of 4)

vox populi, vox Dei
[ wohks poh-poo-lee wohks de-ee; English voks pop-yuh-lahy voks dee-ahy, dey-ee ]
/ woʊks ˈpoʊ pʊˌli woʊks ˈdɛ i; English vɒks ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ vɒks ˈdi aɪ, ˈdeɪ i /

Latin.

the voice of the people (is) the voice of God.

Definition for dei (4 of 4)

Dei gratia
[ de-ee grah-tee-ah; English dee-ahy-grey-shee-uh, de-ee ]
/ ˈdɛ i ˈgrɑ tiˌɑ; English ˈdi aɪˈgreɪ ʃi ə, ˈdɛ i /

adverb Latin.

by the grace of God.
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British Dictionary definitions for dei

Dei gratia
/ Latin (ˈdiːɪ ˈɡreɪʃɪə, ˈdeɪɪ ˈɡrɑːtɪə) /

adverb

by the grace of God
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