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Tarpeia

[tahr-pee-uh] /tɑrˈpi ə/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a vestal virgin who betrayed Rome to the Sabines and was crushed under their shields when she claimed a reward.
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Tarpeia

/tɑːˈpiːə/
noun
1.
(in Roman legend) a vestal virgin, who betrayed Rome to the Sabines and was killed by them when she requested a reward
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