the annual festival in ancient Rome in which the lemures, or family ghosts, were exorcised from houses.
- Also called Lemuria [le-myoor-ee-uh] /lɛˈmyʊər i ə/ .
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How to use Lemuralia in a sentence
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