Samnium

[ sam-nee-uhm ]
/ ˈsæm ni əm /

noun

an ancient country in central Italy.

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Sam·nite [sam-nahyt], /ˈsæm naɪt/, adjective, noun

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Samnium
/ (ˈsæmnɪəm) /

noun

an ancient country of central Italy inhabited by Oscan-speaking Samnites: corresponds to the present-day regions of Abruzzi, Molise, and part of Campania
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