[ 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.
A Smack Of Jellyfish And Other Strange Animal GroupsWhat do hunting and sexual desires have in common? We could point to several things, but from a linguistic point of view, we’re referring to the archaic word venery, which means both hunting (from the Latin venor) and sexual desire (from Latin veneria, referring to Venus). Strangely, terms of venery is a collective noun that means a group of animals. And, many of these animal …
Also called Hippo.
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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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