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Magnum opus   /mˈægnəm ˈoʊpəs/   Listen
Magnum opus

noun
1.
A great work of art or literature.






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"Magnum opus" Quotes from Famous Books



... dynasty, and having thus secured a sound base of operations he set himself to collect materials for a work which should unite the research of Lepsius and the ingenuity of Champollion. The preparation of this magnum opus entailed many hurried visits to the magnificent Egyptian collections of the Louvre, upon the last of which, no longer ago than the middle of last October, he became involved in a ...
— The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales • Arthur Conan Doyle



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