Meaning of ad majorem Dei gloriam*

ad ma•jo•rem De•i glo•ri•am

Pronunciation: (äd mä-yô'rem de'ē glô'rē-äm"), [key]
— Latin. Latin.
  1. for the greater glory of God: motto of the Jesuits.
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