[ av-uhn-tahyn, -tin ]
/ ˈæv ənˌtaɪn, -tɪn /
one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
of or relating to the Aventine.
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Origin of Aventine
1615–25; <Latin Aventīnus (mōns) the Aventine (hill)
Words nearby Aventine
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
How to use Aventine in a sentence
The latest casualty: Illinois-based Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, which filed for Chapter 11 last week.
On the journey homeward he passed Mount Aventine, where the giant Cacus lived in a rocky cave.
The man in the little hut on the Aventine had shown him the way how to lay down his burden of weakness and of sin.
Such was the condition of the circle on the Aventine, when a great event happened in Rome.
Incidents of a more exciting character broke now and then the calm of life in the palace on the Aventine.
But her pleasant memory lingers on the leafy crest of the Aventine where she lived, and where the church of Sta.
British Dictionary definitions for Aventine
one of the seven hills on which Rome was built
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