Index expurgatorius

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Related to Index expurgatorius: Index of Forbidden Books
See Index prohibitorius (below).

See also: Index

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Sacred Congress of the Index was established in 1571; it published the Index Expurgatorius which, in turn contained the Index Liborum Prohibitorum or the List of Prohibited Books.
As the book opens, Ramon muses over a by-now ancient copy of Finnegans Wake, a book on the "Index Expurgatorius, but Father Ruiz has spiritual access to it by permission of his Order" (7).
To her son she wrote happily 'All it now needs is to get into the papal Index Expurgatorius." (10)