Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[see-lee-uh n] /ˈsi li ən/
the southeastern hill of the seven hills of ancient Rome. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Caelian
Historical Examples
  • Caligula connected the hill with the Forum, and Nero opened up an entrance towards the Caelian.

    Rome Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • A week afterward he went to dine at a beautiful villa on the Caelian Hill, and, on arriving, dismissed his hired vehicle.

    Daisy Miller Henry James
  • Three had been brought up in the monastery on the Caelian, and one at least would now make an excellent interpreter.

    The Paladins of Edwin the Great Clements R. Markham
  • They erected on the Caelian hill a magnificent palace, and as soon as it was finished, invited Aurelian to supper.

  • He gave his own palace on the Caelian Hill as a site for a Christian temple.

British Dictionary definitions for Caelian


the southeasternmost of the Seven Hills of Rome
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Caelian

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Caelian

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for caelian