- an ancient city of Latium, SE of Rome: Roman villas, especially that of Cicero.
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Examples from the Web for tusculum
He spent the greatest part of his time at his country-house near Tusculum.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch
Be sure that we see you at Formiæ or Antium, or at Tusculum.
I see that you know of my arrival at Tusculum on the 14th of November.
He had probably heard of his fate before he reached Tusculum.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
Cicero had one at his villa near Tusculum, and one was found, in 1762, at Pompeii.Time Telling through the Ages
Harry Chase Brearley
- an ancient city in Latium near Rome
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