Caudine Forks

[ kaw-dahyn ]
/ ˈkɔ daɪn /

plural noun

two mountain passes in S Italy, in the Apennines near Benevento.

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British Dictionary definitions for Caudine Forks

Caudine Forks
/ (ˈkɔːdaɪn) /

pl n

a narrow pass in the Apennines, in S Italy, between Capua and Benevento: scene of the defeat of the Romans by the Samnites (321 bc)
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