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Mount Allison University

Sackville, New Brunswick
Registration of Arms
November 15, 2007
Vol. V, p. 188

Arms of Mount Allison University

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Blazon

Arms

Murrey three open books proper edged and clasped Or, the first inscribed LITTERAE, the second RELIGIO and the third SCIENTIA in letters Sable, all within a bordure Or;

Crest

Issuant from a circlet of maple leaves Or a dexter cubit arm proper holding a torch Murrey enflamed proper;

Motto

LITTERAE · RELIGIO · SCIENTIA. This Latin phrase means "Letters, religion, knowledge".


Symbolism

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