[ lem-yuh-rey-lee-uh, -reyl-yuh ]
/ ˌlɛm yəˈreɪ li ə, -ˈreɪl yə /
noun (sometimes used with a plural verb)
the annual festival in ancient Rome in which the lemures were exorcised from houses.
Also Le·mu·ri·a [le-myoo r-ee-uh] /lɛˈmyʊər i ə/.
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Examples from the Web for lemuralia
They were so feared that a festival, called the Lemuralia, was celebrated in order to propitiate them.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens