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Arretium

noun
  1. the ancient Latin name of Arezzo
Derived FormsArretine (ˈærɪˌtaɪn), adjective
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Historical Examples

  • He afterward defended a woman of Arretium in the spirit of antagonism to Sulla.

    Life of Cicero

    Anthony Trollope

  • Arretium appears as one of the cities which aided the Tarquins after their expulsion.

  • The columns in the west front seem to be the only remains of Arretium as distinguished from Arezzo.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • Arretium took the part of Marius against Sulla, and the latter settled some of his veterans there as colonists.

  • Caius Calpurnius was ordered not to move his army from Arretium till his successor had arrived.