pliny

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Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113) Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus , Pliny , Pliny the Younger
volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944 Mount Vesuvius , Mt. Vesuvius , Vesuvius
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