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 +A '''motto''' (from [[Italian language|Italian]]) is a [[phrase]] or a short list of [[word]]s meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. Many countries, cities, universities, and other institutions have mottos, as do families with coats of arms.
 +==See also==
 +* [[Epigram]]
 +* [[Hendiatris]]
 +* [[Inscription]]
 +* [[List of Latin phrases]]
 +* [[List of mottos]]
 +* [[Slogan]]
 +* [[Tagline]]
 +* [[Motto of the European Union|United in diversity]]
 +* [[United we stand, divided we fall]]
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A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. Many countries, cities, universities, and other institutions have mottos, as do families with coats of arms.

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