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[ver-yoo-ley-mee-uh m] /ˌvɛr yʊˈleɪ mi əm/
ancient name of St. Albans. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • Many battles were fought, and in 516 Verulamium was sacked and burnt.

  • They may have issued from a Romano-British mint at Verulamium.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • He refused to sacrifice to the gods, and was executed outside the city of Verulamium (St. Albans) in 285 or 305.

  • These features are shown in the foregoing diagrammatic section of the walls of Verulamium.

    British Castles Charles H. Ashdown
  • Amongst others, the free inhabitants of Eboracum and Verulamium enjoyed the coveted rights of Roman citizenship.

    The Towns of Roman Britain James Oliver Bevan
  • Ultimately he decisively defeated Cassivelaunus, the leader, either near London or his capital, Verulamium.

    The Towns of Roman Britain James Oliver Bevan
  • Marching next morning against Verulamium, they arrived there in the afternoon and at once attacked it.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • From the ruins of the ancient city of Verulamium arose in the tenth century the celebrated monastery in honour of St. Alban.

British Dictionary definitions for Verulamium


the Latin name of Saint Albans
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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