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milites gloriosi

[ mee-li-teyz glawr-ee-oh-see, glohr- ]
/ ˈmi lɪˌteɪz ˌglɔr iˈoʊ si, ˌgloʊr- /
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plural noun, singular mi·les glo·ri·o·sus [mee-leyz glawr-ee-oh-suhs, glohr-]. /ˈmi leɪz ˌglɔr iˈoʊ səs, ˌgloʊr-/. Latin.

(especially as stock characters in comic literature) bragging soldiers.

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