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See also: Non Plus Ultra

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin non plus ultra, the name given to the type by the Enschedé Foundry in Haarlem, who first cut it.

NounEdit

non plus ultra

  1. (printing, dated) A small size of type, equivalent to 2 point.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin non plus ultra

NounEdit

non plus ultra (di) m (invariable)

  1. the last word in ~, the very best

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Earliest known usage by Charles Aleyn in mid-17th century.[1]

PronunciationEdit

PhraseEdit

nōn plūs ultra

  1. literally, (go) no more beyond (this point); nothing further beyond.

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