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Romulus

[rom-yuh-luh s] /ˈrɒm yə ləs/
noun, Roman Legend.
1.
the founder of Rome, in 753 b.c., and its first king: a son of Mars and Rhea Silvia, he and his twin brother (Remus) were abandoned as babies, suckled by a she-wolf, and brought up by a shepherd; Remus was finally killed for mocking the fortifications of Rome, which Romulus had just founded.
2.
a town in S Michigan.
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Romulus

/ˈrɒmjʊləs/
noun
1.
(Roman myth) the founder of Rome, suckled with his twin brother Remus by a she-wolf after they were abandoned in infancy. Their parents were Rhea Silvia and Mars. Romulus later killed Remus in an argument over the new city
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