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Acadia University

Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Registration of Arms and Badge
August 15, 2006
Vol. V, p. 49

Arms of Acadia University

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Blazon

Arms

Per pale Azure and Argent two Nova Scotia woodsman’s axes in saltire between in chief and in base a cushion charged with a wolf’s head and in the flanks an open book all counterchanged;

Motto

IN PULVERE VINCES. This Latin phrase means "In dust you will win".


Symbolism

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