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Cumae

[kyoo-mee] /ˈkyu mi/
noun
1.
an ancient city in SW Italy, on the coast of Campania: believed to be the earliest Greek colony in Italy or in Sicily.
Related forms
Cumaean, adjective
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Cumae

/ˈkjuːmiː/
noun
1.
the oldest Greek colony in Italy, founded about 750 bc near Naples
Derived Forms
Cumaean, adjective
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Cumaean

adj.

1731, from Latin Cumae (Greek Kyme), ancient city on the Italian coast near Naples, founded by Greeks 8c. B.C.E.; especially famous for the Sybil there, mentioned by Virgil.

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