hail; welcome. farewell; goodbye. the salutation “ave.”. (initial capital letter) Ave Maria. avenue. Contemporary Examples A soaring “ave Maria” and a tender “Danny Boy” marked the passing of two more brothers. Boston and New York’s Bravest Are Brothers Bonded by Tragedy Michael Daly April 14, 2014 He began his evening on the fourth floor of […]
- Ave atque vale
hail and farewell. Contemporary Examples ave atque vale I’m gonna hang out With these two smoking hotties And fly privately Around the world. The Poetry of Charlie Sheen Michael Solomon February 28, 2011 Historical Examples Keats sighs after ‘Poor Tom’ as well as he whose ‘Frater ave atque vale’ continues sighing down to these times. […]
- Ave maria
(italics) the first two words of the Latin version of a prayer in the Roman Catholic Church, based on the salutation of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary and the words of Elizabeth to her. a recitation of this prayer. the bead or beads on a rosary used to count off each prayer as […]
- Ave regina coelorum
a Latin hymn in honor of the Virgin Mary as Queen of Heaven.