Appian Way

[ ap-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈæp i ən /

noun

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.

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British Dictionary definitions for Appian Way

Appian Way
/ (ˈæpɪən) /

noun

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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