si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice
foreign term Etymology: Latin if you seek a beautiful peninsula, look around — motto of Michigan

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  • si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice — /see kwuy rddis pay nin soo lahm ah moy nahm keerdd koom spi ke /; Eng. /suy kwear is peuh nin seuh lam euh mee nam seuhr kum speuh see /, Latin. if you are seeking a pleasant peninsula, look around you: motto of Michigan. * * * …   Universalium

  • si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice — /see kwuy rddis pay nin soo lahm ah moy nahm keerdd koom spi ke /; Eng. /suy kwear is peuh nin seuh lam euh mee nam seuhr kum speuh see /, Latin. if you are seeking a pleasant peninsula, look around you: motto of Michigan …   Useful english dictionary

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