[juh-nik-yuh-luh m]


a ridge near the Tiber in Rome, Italy.

Related formsJa·nic·u·lan, adjective
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Historical Examples of janiculum

  • The first is the Janiculum, with the Trastevere at its base.

  • They drove to the Doria Pamphilj gardens and afterwards to the Janiculum.


    Anna Miller Costantini

  • A highway, leading from the Janiculum to the sea, still bore their name.


    Gustave Flaubert

  • Janiculum, one of the hills of Rome, on the right bank of the Tiber.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • The villa stood on the slope of the Janiculum, close to the Corsini gardens.

    Whosoever Shall Offend

    F. Marion Crawford

British Dictionary definitions for janiculum



a hill in Rome across the River Tiber from the Seven Hills
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