caudine fork

Caudine Forks

[kaw-dahyn]
plural noun
two mountain passes in S Italy, in the Apennines near Benevento.
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Caudine Forks (ˈkɔːdaɪn)
 
pl n
a narrow pass in the Apennines, in S Italy, between Capua and Benevento: scene of the defeat of the Romans by the Samnites (321 bc)

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