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plural noun
  1. matters, events, or items worthy of note.
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Origin of notabilia

< Latin, neuter plural of notābilis remarkable, noteworthy
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Examples from the Web for notabilia

Historical Examples of notabilia

  • He tells his friend about the tsetse, the fever, the north wind, and other African notabilia.

    The Personal Life Of David Livingstone

    William Garden Blaikie

  • The tunnel-vaulted nave and porch, with a well-preserved cross in the churchyard, complete the tale of Warren's notabilia.

  • A propos, among the notabilia for imitation I must mention a flower-table of the Countesss.

  • As time never pressed on the monkish secretary, his notabilia runs on very miscellaneously.

  • Gualtheri Burlei notabilia super Porphyrii prdicabilia, et Aristotelis prdicamenta, una cum aliarum notationum libellis.

Word Origin and History for notabilia


"notable things," from Latin notabilia, neuter plural of notabilis (see notable).

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