strange to say; marvelous to relate.
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How to use mirabile dictu in a sentence
A page and a quarter (mirabile dictu) is devoted to a shoemakers' strike with no definite result.
Mr Bowles—mirabile dictu—backs his old schoolmaster against the goddess.
The family doesn't care when it has its dinner, and, mirabile dictu, the cook doesn't care either!Penelope's Irish Experiences | Kate Douglas Wiggin
But, mirabile dictu, during the passage they had managed to get a wax impression of it!Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes | Various
It was further resolved, (p. 85) mirabile dictu, by 17 votes against 13, to surrender to the English forces!Through Shot and Flame | J. D. Kestell.
British Dictionary definitions for mirabile dictu
wonderful to relate; amazing to say
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