Antonine Wall

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Antonine Wall (ˈæntənaɪn)
a Roman frontier defence work across S Scotland, extending between the River Clyde and the Firth of Forth. It was built in 142 ad on the orders of Antoninus Pius (86--161 ad), emperor of Rome (138--161)

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antonine wall

a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain 
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