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Hippo Regius

[hip-oh ree-jee-uh s] /ˈhɪp oʊ ˈri dʒi əs/
noun
1.
a seaport of ancient Numidia: St. Augustine was bishop here a.d. 395–430; the site of modern Annaba, in Algeria.
Also called Hippo.
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Hippo Regius

/ˈhɪpəʊ ˈriːdʒɪəs/
noun
1.
an ancient Numidian city, adjoining present-day Annaba, Algeria Often shortened to Hippo
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