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Rhaetia

[ree-shee-uh, -shuh]
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noun
  1. an ancient Roman province in central Europe, comprising what is now E Switzerland and a part of the Tyrol: later extended to the Danube.
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Historical Examples

  • And there were few in Rhaetia who had ever seen those dark eyes so bright.

    The Princess Virginia

    C. N. Williamson

  • It may be that the Emperor of Rhaetia will marry; it may not.

    The Princess Virginia

    C. N. Williamson

  • Not in Rhaetia, perhaps; but then, there was no reason why they should not happen in Rhaetia, at a place like this.

    The Princess Virginia

    C. N. Williamson

  • The ceremony of unveiling the statue of Rhaetia was about to begin.

    The Princess Virginia

    C. N. Williamson

  • So, the lady most talked about for the moment in all Rhaetia, is under the same roof with me.

    The Princess Virginia

    C. N. Williamson


British Dictionary definitions for rhaetia

Rhaetia

noun
  1. an Alpine province of ancient Rome including parts of present-day Tyrol and E Switzerland
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