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Index Librorum Prohibitorum

[in-deks-lahy-brawr-uh m proh-hib-i-tawr-uh m, -brohr-uh m proh-hib-i-tohr-, lee-] /ˈɪn dɛks laɪˈbrɔr əm proʊˌhɪb ɪˈtɔr əm, -ˈbroʊr əm proʊˌhɪb ɪˈtoʊr-, li-/
noun, plural Indices Librorum Prohibitorum
[in-duh-seez lahy-brawr-uh m proh-hib-i-tawr-uh m, -brohr-uh m proh-hib-i-tohr-, lee-] /ˈɪn dəˌsiz laɪˈbrɔr əm proʊˌhɪb ɪˈtɔr əm, -ˈbroʊr əm proʊˌhɪb ɪˈtoʊr-, li-/ (Show IPA).
Roman Catholic Church
1.
a list of books forbidden to be read except from expurgated editions or by special permission.
Origin
< Neo-Latin: index of prohibited books
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Index Librorum Prohibitorum

/ˈɪndɛks laɪˈbrɔːrʊm prəʊˌhɪbɪˈtɔːrʊm/
noun
1.
(RC Church) (formerly) an official list of proscribed books Often called the Index
Word Origin
C17, literally: list of forbidden books
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