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Brundisium

[bruhn-diz-ee-uh m, -dizh-ee-] /brʌnˈdɪz i əm, -ˈdɪʒ i-/
noun
1.
ancient name of Brindisi.
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  • This idea he expresses in a letter to his wife written from Brundisium.

    Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • Sica had said that he would accompany me; but he has left Brundisium.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • He was expecting the arrival of a ship which was to touch for him, on its way from Ambracia to Brundisium.

    Lords of the World Alfred John Church
  • In the autumn of this year Cicero had himself landed at Brundisium.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • After crossing the Alps again and hurrying through Italy, he arrived at Brundisium about the winter solstice.

  • He had brought back his victorious army from the East to Brundisium, and had then disbanded his legions.

    Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • Cæsar he knows is near at hand, but he almost hopes that he will not come to Brundisium.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • It was the usual port of landing and departure from and for Brundisium (distant about 100 miles).

  • As he journeyed back from Vibo to Brundisium friends were very kind to him, in spite of the law.

    Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • This coincidence was noticed and celebrated with warm congratulations by the citizens of Brundisium.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero
British Dictionary definitions for Brundisium

Brundisium

/brʌnˈdɪzɪəm/
noun
1.
the ancient name for Brindisi
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