[ hip-oh ree-jee-uh s ]
/ ˈhɪp oʊ ˈri dʒi əs /
a seaport of ancient Numidia: St. Augustine was bishop here a.d. 395–430; the site of modern Annaba, in Algeria.
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Also called Hippo.
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Example sentences from the Web for hippo regius
There is a country-seat called Victoriana, less than thirty miles from Hippo-regius.The City of God, Volume II|Aurelius Augustine
British Dictionary definitions for hippo regius
/ (ˈhɪpəʊ ˈriːdʒɪəs) /
an ancient Numidian city, adjoining present-day Annaba, AlgeriaOften shortened to: Hippo
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