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Verulamium

[ver-yoo-ley-mee-uh m] /ˌvɛr yʊˈleɪ mi əm/
noun
1.
ancient name of St. Albans.
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  • He refused to sacrifice to the gods, and was executed outside the city of Verulamium (St. Albans) in 285 or 305.

  • Many battles were fought, and in 516 Verulamium was sacked and burnt.

  • Ultimately he decisively defeated Cassivelaunus, the leader, either near London or his capital, Verulamium.

    The Towns of Roman Britain James Oliver Bevan
  • Marching next morning against Verulamium, they arrived there in the afternoon and at once attacked it.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • They may have issued from a Romano-British mint at Verulamium.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • From the ruins of the ancient city of Verulamium arose in the tenth century the celebrated monastery in honour of St. Alban.

  • Amongst others, the free inhabitants of Eboracum and Verulamium enjoyed the coveted rights of Roman citizenship.

    The Towns of Roman Britain James Oliver Bevan
  • These features are shown in the foregoing diagrammatic section of the walls of Verulamium.

    British Castles Charles H. Ashdown
British Dictionary definitions for Verulamium

Verulamium

/ˌvɛrʊˈleɪmɪəm/
noun
1.
the Latin name of Saint Albans
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