Like many discoveries, the new part of Ostia Antica was found by accident.
The place was called Ostia, that word in the Latin tongue denoting mouths.
One man climbed into a tree and looked off in the direction of Ostia.
As far as Ostia 'he had a delightful voyage; at night the sea began to be most unwontedly troubled, and a severe storm arose.
He landed at Ostia, a small port near the mouth of it—the port, in fact, of Rome.
She had a grove near Ostia where a harvest festival was held about November first.
But the death of Monica at Ostia in Italy changed his plans.
There are also two lateral pairs and a ventral pair of Ostia.
At any rate, I know that there is a steamer that goes to Ostia.
Ostia, the seaport of ancient Rome, at the mouth of the Tiber, now in ruins.
ostium os·ti·um (ŏs'tē-əm)
n. pl. os·ti·a (-tē-ə)
A small opening or orifice, as in a body organ.