noun (used with a plural verb)
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Example sentences from the Web for salii
The Salii were from early times priests of Mars, who danced in armor, and sang old hymns.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
They were conterminous with the Salii—Ὑπεδεξάμην μὲν μοῖραν τοῦ Σαλίων ἔθνους, Χαμάβους δὲ ἐξήλασα.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
It was properly applied to the olive-twig bound round with wool, which was stuck in the cap worn by the flamines and salii.Cato Maior de Senectute|Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Salii celebrated Mars at seed-time—in the month which bears his name, mensis Martius.The Oxford Book of Latin Verse|Various
Tullus, in this perilous juncture, vowed twelve Salii, and temples to Paleness and Panic.The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08|Titus Livius