[hip-oh ree-jee-uh s]
- a seaport of ancient Numidia: St. Augustine was bishop here a.d. 395–430; the site of modern Annaba, in Algeria.
Also called Hippo.
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There is a country-seat called Victoriana, less than thirty miles from Hippo-regius.The City of God, Volume II
- an ancient Numidian city, adjoining present-day Annaba, AlgeriaOften shortened to: Hippo
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