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dum spiro, spero

[ doo m spee-roh, spey-roh; English duhm spahy-roh, speer-oh ]
/ dʊm ˈspi roʊ, ˈspeɪ roʊ; English dʌm ˈspaɪ roʊ, ˈspɪər oʊ /

Latin.

while I breathe, I hope: a motto of South Carolina.

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