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Lutetia

Lutetia Parisiorum

noun
  1. an ancient name for Paris 2
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Historical Examples

  • Lutetia had now become a rich and cultured Gallo-Roman city.

    The Story of Paris

    Thomas Okey

  • This honour was due to him by reason of his special predilection for his dear Lutetia.

    Old and New Paris, v. 2

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • The island in question is the ancient Lutetia, the germ of modern Paris.

    Old and New Paris, v. 2

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • He was Cintula, the tribune of the Imperial stables, who had escaped from Lutetia.

    The Death of the Gods

    Dmitri Mrejkowski

  • The winter solstice had come, and the Feast of the Saturnalia commenced in Lutetia.

    Historical Miniatures

    August Strindberg