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Janiculum

[juh-nik-yuh-luh m] /dʒəˈnɪk yə ləm/
noun
1.
a ridge near the Tiber in Rome, Italy.
Related forms
Janiculan, adjective
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  • Peace being concluded on these terms, Porsena drew his troops out of the Janiculum, and marched out of the Roman territories.

  • The first is the Janiculum, with the Trastevere at its base.

  • But in every case it will be enough for Ursus to go through the Janiculum gate with Lygia, to save himself and her.

    Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • They drove to the Doria Pamphilj gardens and afterwards to the Janiculum.

    Ragna Anna Miller Costantini
  • And when he came near to the city, at the hill that is called Janiculum, there happened to him this marvel.

    Stories From Livy Alfred Church
  • Janiculum, one of the hills of Rome, on the right bank of the Tiber.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • Across the Tiber was the Janiculum, a hill fortified as an outer post of defense.

  • The villa stood on the slope of the Janiculum, close to the Corsini gardens.

    Whosoever Shall Offend F. Marion Crawford
  • A temple of the Syrian gods at Rome, located at the foot of the Janiculum, has been excavated very recently.

  • We were chased by Pompeius's foot soldiers as far as Janiculum.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for Janiculum

Janiculum

/dʒəˈnɪkjʊləm/
noun
1.
a hill in Rome across the River Tiber from the Seven Hills
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