Definition of Motto. Meaning of Motto. Synonyms of Motto

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Definition of Motto

Motto
Motto Mot"to, n.; pl. Mottoes. [It. motto a word, a saying, L. muttum a mutter, a grunt, cf. muttire, mutire, to mutter, mumble; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. Mot a word.] 1. (Her.) A sentence, phrase, or word, forming part of an heraldic achievment. 2. A sentence, phrase, or word, prefixed to an essay, discourse, chapter, canto, or the like, suggestive of its subject matter; a short, suggestive expression of a guiding principle; a maxim. It was the motto of a bishop eminent for his piety and good works, . . . ``Serve God, and be cheerful.' --Addison.

Meaning of Motto from wikipedia

- A motto (derived from the Latin muttum, 'mutter', by way of Italian motto, 'word', 'sentence') is a maxim: a phrase meant to formally summarize the general...
- "The Motto" is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake. The song features American rapper Lil Wayne and is a digital iTunes Store bonus track from Drake's...
- "Motto..." (もっと・・・, "More...") is a single released by ****anese pop and R&B singer-songwriter Kana Nishino. It was released on October 21, 2009 by her...
- This page lists state and national mottos for the world's nations. The mottos for some states lacking general international recognition, extinct states...
- This list contains the mottos of organizations, institutions, muni****lities and authorities. List of national mottos Amsterdam Zoo: Latin: Natura Artis...
- The modern motto of the United States of America, as established in a 1956 law signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, is "In God we trust". The phrase...
- Hotto Motto (ほっともっと) is a ****anese fast food chain specializing in take out bento, found in all but 5[which?] of ****an's 47 prefectures. It is owned by...
- the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia, and 3 U.S. territories. A motto is a phrase intended to formally describe...
- sport are intangible." The motto was introduced in 1924 at the Olympic Games in Paris. A more informal but well-known motto, also introduced by Coubertin...
- accompanying devices, such as supporters, badges, heraldic banners, and mottoes. Although the use of various devices to signify individuals and groups...
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