Latium

[ ley-shee-uh m ]
/ ˈleɪ ʃi əm /

noun

a country in ancient Italy, SE of Rome.

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Latium
/ (ˈleɪʃɪəm) /

noun

an ancient territory in W central Italy, in modern Lazio, on the Tyrrhenian Sea: inhabited by the Latin people from the 10th century bc until dominated by Rome (4th century bc)Italian name: Lazio
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