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ad valorem
according to its value (usually used to refer to a tax)
Agnus Dei
Lamb of God (Jesus Christ)
agenda
things it be done
alias
“others”-an assumed name
alibi
“elsewhere”; the state of being elsewhere other than in a specifically named place at a certain time
alma mater
fostering/nourishing mother- school/college from which one graduated
alter ego
a second self/a best friend
a mari usque ad mare
from the sea (all the way) to the sea [motto of Canada]
amor omnia vincit
love conquers all (Vergil)
antebellum
before the (civil) war
ars longa, vita brevis
art is long, life is short
astra castra, numen lumen
the star are my camp, God is my light
aurora borealis
northern dawn
ars gratia artis
art for art’s sake (MGM Studio motto)
aurora australis
southern dawn