Skip to main content

Comment

State motto of New Mexico, adopted in 1887 as the territory's motto, and kept in 1912 when New Mexico received statehood. Originally from Lucretius' De rerum natura book VI, where it refers in context to the motion of a thunderbolt across the sky, which acquires power and momentum as it goes.

Word-for-word analysis:

A much more detailed analysis with detection of relationships or clauses can be found in our Sentence Analysis! Try it out!

Edit this word Mark as spam

More Information

Embed this Entry on your Site

Similar words

  • No Similar words
Add similar words

Vocabulary Groups: Not part of any Vocabulary Group.

Find more Latin words with our Advanced Search functionality.

"-" is the shortcut for "this form does not exist"

Most phrases were taken from Wikipedia under the Creative Commons License.