mirabile dictu

   (mee-RAH-bee-leh DIK-too) [Latin] Wonderful to relate; strange to say.
   But then—mirabile dictu—through the hubbub of the marketplace, there was a tiny whisper of sanity. —The Guardian, April 25, 1999.

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  • Mirabĭle dictu — (lat.), wunderbar zu sagen; mirabile visu, wunderbar zu sehen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mirabile dictu — Mirabĭle dictu (lat.), wunderbar zu sagen; mirabile visu, wunderbar anzuschauen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • mirabile dictu — лат. (мирабилэ дикту) странно сказать, удивительно. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Mirabile dictu — Mirabile dictu, lat., wunderbar zu sagen; mirabilia, Wunderdinge …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • mirabile dictu — 1831, Latin, lit. wonderful to relate. Found in Virgil …   Etymology dictionary

  • mirabile dictu — [mi rä′bē lā΄ dik′to͞o΄] [L] wonderful to tell …   English World dictionary

  • mirabile dictu — interjection wonderfully, amazingly; Its a miracle! And then, mirabile dictu, between the piers, leaping from wave to wave as it rushed at headlong speed, swept the strange schooner before the blast, with all sail set, and gained the safety of… …   Wiktionary

  • mirabile dictu — mə̇|räbə(ˌ)lāˈdik(ˌ)tü, rabə(ˌ)lēˈ Etymology: Latin : wonderful to relate has managed mirabile dictu to combine baby sitting with his grandson and writing an article F.H.Herrick …   Useful english dictionary

  • mirabile dictu — Etymology: Latin Date: 1804 wonderful to relate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mirabile dictu — /mee rddah bi le dik tooh/; Eng. /mi rab euh lee dik tooh, tyooh/, Latin. strange to say; marvelous to relate. * * * …   Universalium

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