urbi et orbi

[ oor-bee et -awr-bee ]
/ ˈur bi ɛt ˈɔr bi /

Latin.

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

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British Dictionary definitions for urbi et orbi

urbi et orbi
/ Latin (ˈɜːbɪ ɛt ˈɔːbɪ) /

adverb

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