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Quirinal

[ kwir-uh-nl ]
/ ˈkwɪr ə nl /
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noun

one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
the Italian civil authority and government (distinguished from the Vatican).

adjective

noting or pertaining to the Quirinal.
of or relating to Quirinus.

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Origin of Quirinal

From the Latin word Quirīnālis, dating back to 1850–55. See Quirinus, -al1

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Quirinal
/ (ˈkwɪrɪnəl) /

noun

one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built
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