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Eboracum

[eb-uh-rey-kuh m]
noun
  1. ancient name of York, England.
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  • Constantine the Great, his son, was first proclaimed emperor at Eboracum.

    England, Picturesque and Descriptive

    Joel Cook

  • He was the son of Constantius Chlorus, and was with him at Eboracum at the time of his death, and there assumed the purple.

  • Two hundred years is a considerable length of time, even in the history of a nation, and much happened in Eboracum in that while.

  • But whence the original “Eboracum” derived or what it meant is purely conjectural.

  • Severus, however, failed as completely as Agricola had failed before him, and he died soon after his return to Eboracum.


British Dictionary definitions for eboracum

Eboracum

noun
  1. the Roman name for York 1 (def. 1)
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