noun, plural nu·mi·na [noo-muh-nuh, nyoo-]. /ˈnu mə nə, ˈnyu-/.
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Another of the oaths prescribed by command of Caligula was “per numen Drusillæ.”A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The populus was the tree of Hercules, and the plane-tree was the “numen of Atridæ.”Cultus Arborum|Anonymous
Nil praeter nubes et coeli numen adorant.They worship clouds and firmament alone.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
At id neque fleri potest, neque Christi sanctissimum numen approbat.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames
The universe is directed by a ‘vis animae divina’ or ‘divinum numen’ (i. 250, 491).The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton