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locus classicus


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A passage from a classic or standard work that is cited as an illustration or instance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An authoritative passage from a standard work that is often quoted as an illustration
  • n. A classic case or example.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an authoritative and often-quoted passage


New Latin : Latin locus, place + Latin classicus, belonging to the highest class.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
New Latin (Wiktionary)


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