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Hinc lucem et pocula sacra. (Latin motto)
Translation: "[From] here [we receive] light and sacred draughts [libations]."

Motto of Cambridge University, U.K. It is also translated as, "Hence light and the sacred draughts [of wisdom]."

According to the Queens' College Web site (one of the colleges associated with Cambridge University), "[From] here [we receive] light and sacred draughts. The 'here' being the University (or the Alma Mater, nursing mother), and 'light and sacred draughts' being metaphors for knowledge."

This entry is located in the following units: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group H (page 1) sacr-, sacro- (page 1)