[ om-nee-uhm-gath-er-uhm ]
/ ˌɒm ni əmˈgæð ər əm /
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noun, plural om·ni·um-gath·er·ums.
a miscellaneous collection.
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Origin of omnium-gatherum
First recorded in 1520–30; from Latin omnium “of all” (genitive plural of omnis ) + pseudo-Latin gatherum “a gathering” (from English gather + -um Latin noun suffix), replacing Middle English omnegadrium (from omni- + Middle English gaderen gather) + -ium noun suffix
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How to use omnium-gatherum in a sentence
Chris Hoy won gold in the Keirin and Laura Trott in the Omnium.Prince Harry Cheers On Team GB To Record Gold Haul, Keeps Distance From Fergie|Tom Sykes|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Prince Harry is in the velodrome where British cyclist Laura Trott has just claimed England's 21st gold medal in the omnium.Harry Watches Another Gold, Fergie present||August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hc mihi videtur esse posse commodissima & sufficiens narrandorum omnium expositio.
Fratres verò inclinatis capitibus, hinc et inde caputiis depositis, se omnium precibus commendaverunt.The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple|Charles G. Addison
Prisca omnium familiarum Scaliger stirpis insignia sunt, aut Scala singularis, aut Canes utrinque scal innitentes.
And I think it is something in a young man's favour when it is known that he associates with such persons as the Duke of Omnium.
And there had been something in that argument about the Duchess of Omnium's parties, and Mr. Happerton, which had its effect.
British Dictionary definitions for omnium-gatherum
/ (ˈɒmnɪəmˈɡæðərəm) /
often facetious a miscellaneous collection; assortment
Word Origin for omnium-gatherum
C16: from Latin omnium of all, from omnis all + Latinized form of English gather
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