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Appian Way

[ ap-ee-uhn ]

noun

  1. an ancient Roman highway extending from Rome to Brundisium (now Brindisi): begun 312 b.c. by Appius Claudius Caecus. About 350 miles (565 km) long.


Appian Way

/ ˈæpɪən /

noun

  1. a Roman road in Italy, extending from Rome to Brindisi: begun in 312 bc by Appius Claudius Caecus. Length: about 560 km (350 miles)


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Their humble graves are grander monuments than the trophied tombs of Romes proud conquerors upon the Appian Way.

It is situated near the Appian Way, from which there was probably a separate entrance.

This feature was also true of the towns on the Appian Way, on authority of the classic author, Anthon.

The Appian Way was designed to gratify the pomp and vanity of consuls and pro-consuls, kings and princes, emperors and empires.

Another is a woman who has trodden the historic Appian Way and journeyed to world capitols.

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