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simplex munditiis

English translation: free from ornament

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13:58 Aug 4, 2000
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: simplex munditiis
motto
sandra
English translation:free from ornament
Explanation:
The source is Horatius, Carmina I, 5. The meaning of "free from ornament" is chaste, pure. Usually said about young innocent girls.
The expression has been later used by several other poets, Milton, etc.
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Laura Gentili
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Local time: 18:41
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na +2free from ornament
Laura Gentili


  

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10 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
free from ornament


Explanation:
The source is Horatius, Carmina I, 5. The meaning of "free from ornament" is chaste, pure. Usually said about young innocent girls.
The expression has been later used by several other poets, Milton, etc.

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 18:41
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 95
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement.

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