Magna Carta
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌmæɡnə ˈkɑːtə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌmæɡnə ˈkɑːɹtə/, [-ɾə]
Proper noun
  1. (law, historical) A charter grant#Verb|granted by King John to the barons at Runnymede in 1215, which is one of the bases of English constitutional tradition; a physical#Adjective|physical copy#Noun|copy of this charter, or a later version.
Translations
  • French: Magna Carta
  • German: Magna Carta
  • Italian: Magna Carta
  • Portuguese: Magna Carta
  • Russian: Вели́кая ха́ртия во́льностей
  • Spanish: Carta Magna
Noun

Magna Carta

  1. (figuratively) A landmark#Adjective|landmark document#Noun|document that sets out right#Noun|rights or important principles.



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