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[eb-uh-rey-kuh m]
  1. ancient name of York, England.
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Historical Examples

  • 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


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