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ubi supra

[oo-bee soo-prah; English yoo-bahy soo-pruh, -bee]
  1. See u.s.1.
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Historical Examples of ubi

  • A letter of Voré is found in Bretschneider, ubi supra, ii, 859.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

    Henry Martyn Baird

  • I have searched the register of Bow, ubi non inventus Nicolas Hill.

  • It all amounts to this: since ubi Christus ibi Ecclesia, then Christus is where we are.

  • Oct. 1514, ubi supra, for these and the following particulars.

    The Oxford Reformers

    Frederic Seebohm

  • Kunth, in Humboldt and Bonpland, ubi supra; Triana, ubi supra.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants

    Alphonse De Candolle

British Dictionary definitions for ubi

ubi supra

  1. where (mentioned or cited) above
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Word Origin and History for ubi

"place, location, position," 1610s, common in English c.1640-1740, from Latin ubi "where?, where," relative pronomial adverb of place, ultimately from PIE *kwo-bhi- (cf. Sanskrit kuha, Old Church Slavonic kude "where"), locative case of pronomial base *kwo-. Ubi sunt, literally "where are" (1914), in reference to lamentations for the mutability of things is from a phrase used in certain Medieval Latin Christian works.

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