novus ordo seclorum
[ noh-woos -ohr-doh se-kloh-room; English noh-vuhs -awr-doh se-klawr-uhm, -klohr- ]
/ ˈnoʊ wʊs ˈoʊr doʊ sɛˈkloʊ rʊm; English ˈnoʊ vəs ˈɔr doʊ sɛˈklɔr əm, -ˈkloʊr- /
a new order of the ages (is born): motto on the reverse of the great seal of the United States (adapted from Vergil's Eclogues IV:5).
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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