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Tarentum

[tuh-ren-tuh m]
noun
  1. ancient name of Taranto.
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Historical Examples

  • Have we not heard of Iccus of Tarentum and other wrestlers who abstained wholly for a time?

    Laws

    Plato

  • Next is descried the bay of Tarentum, town, if rumour is true, of Hercules.

  • With this force he immediately set out on his march to Tarentum.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • At length the preparations for the sailing of the expedition from Tarentum were completed.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • In a word, the condition of Tarentum was soon entirely changed.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for tarentum

Tarentum

noun
  1. the Latin name of Taranto
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