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Silures

[ sil-yuh-reez ]
/ ˈsɪl yəˌriz /
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plural noun

a British Celtic tribe resident in southeastern Wales at the time of the Roman conquest of Britain.

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Silures
/ (saɪˈlʊəriːz) /

pl n

a powerful and warlike tribe of ancient Britain, living chiefly in SE Wales, who fiercely resisted Roman invaders in the 1st century a.d
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