urbi et orbi

[oor-bee et awr-bee]

Latin.

to the city (Rome) and the world: the form of address of papal bulls.

Nearby words

  1. urbanity,
  2. urbanization,
  3. urbanize,
  4. urbanized,
  5. urbanology,
  6. urbiculture,
  7. urc,
  8. urceolate,
  9. urchin,
  10. urd

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British Dictionary definitions for urbi et orbi

urbi et orbi

adverb

RC Church to the city and the world: a phrase qualifying the solemn papal blessing
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