/ (ˈlɪtəˌriː hjuːˌmænɪˈɔːriːz) /
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(at Oxford University) the faculty concerned with Greek and Latin literature, ancient history, and philosophy; classics
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Word Origin for literae humaniores
Latin, literally: the more humane letters
Words nearby literae humaniores
lite, liter, literacy, literacy hour, literacy test, literae humaniores, literal, literalism, literality, literalize, literally
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How to use literae humaniores in a sentence
They have the broad and generous spirit of the true literae humaniores.The Valley of Vision|Henry Van Dyke
He was now in his third year of residence, and was reading, a little, for Literae Humaniores.Zuleika Dobson|Max Beerbohm
He obtained a first-class in literae humaniores, and a second in law and modern history in 1866.