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[uhl-pee-uh n] /ˈʌl pi ən/
(Domitius Ulpianus) died a.d. 288? Roman jurist. Unabridged
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  • And therefore Ulpian says, that the public have a property in sacred things.

  • The Ulpian libraries are said to have been transferred to these baths from the Forum Trajani.

    Old Rome

    Robert Burn
  • I think, if I may say so—but we shall see when the papers are set—'Ulpian serves your need.'

    Stalky & Co. Rudyard Kipling
  • So here, my friend Ulpian, you have plenty of authority for your .

  • And when Ulpian said again, But what, my friends, is meant by cooks' instruments?

  • But, Ulpian, I hear strange things about her, and it is hinted that she is deranged.

    Vashti Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • Muriel has known Ulpian all her life, and looks upon him now as her father.

    Vashti Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • Ulpian says that a man succeeds to another's place, whether his succession be universal or to the single object.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • If further evidence were wanting for the present argument, it would be found in another expression of Ulpian's.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • Compared with this estimate, that which was propounded by the praetorian prefect Ulpian was a great improvement.

British Dictionary definitions for Ulpian


Latin name Domitius Ulpianus. died ?228 ad, Roman jurist, born in Phoenicia
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