- one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
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Such was the ground at the Esquiline gate, which Augustus gave Mæcenas for his gardens.Museum of Antiquity
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These two hills were named the Esquiline and Quirinal hills.Romulus, Makers of History
Thus they escaped the fire, which in general had not reached the other slope of the Esquiline.
He understood that to free Lygia from the Esquiline dungeons was not to be dreamed of.
From over the Esquiline came the shrill trumpeting of a cock.Under the Witches' Moon
- one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built