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Baiae

[bey-yee] /ˈbeɪ yi/
noun
1.
an ancient resort city in SW Italy, near Naples: villas of Caesar, Nero, and Pompey.
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  • At a fête given by Nero at Baiae the sum of four millions of sesterces or about 20,000l. was incurred for roses.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • Since our return from Baiae, I have had more to put up with every day.

  • Not far off, between Puteoli and Baiae, Caligula performed some foolish stunt of his on a bridge of boats.

    Irma in Italy Helen Leah Reed
  • We have been staying at Baiae since the end of April for the sake of my health.

  • And listen, Claudia, in spite of all its beauty, I can do without going to Baiae for the future.

  • Baiae, now Baja, the most famous watering-place of ancient times.

  • Quintus recognized the victim he had seen at Baiae tied to the stake.

  • Baiae was considered from ancient times friendly to Bacchus.

  • We must try to imagine, too, the logical continuation of that triumph in the Baiae of our modern republic and empire, Newport.

    A Modern Chronicle, Complete Winston Churchill
  • They are both situated like those at Baiae: one of them stands upon a rock, and overlooks the lake; the other actually touches it.

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