locus classicus definition

  • noun:
    • A passage from a classic or standard work that's mentioned as an illustration or instance.
    • An authoritative passageway from a typical work this is certainly frequently quoted as an illustration
    • A classic instance or example.
    • an authoritative and often-quoted passage

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