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  1. an ancient city of Etruria, in central Italy, NW of Rome: present-day Tarquinia on site.
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Historical Examples

  • The objects were mostly found at Cervetri, Tarquinii, and Veii.

    Rambles in Rome

    S. Russell Forbes

  • There are also several quarries called Anician in the territory of Tarquinii, the stone being of the colour of peperino.

  • Growing weary of Tarquinii, Lucomo left that city, with his family and wealth, and made his way to Rome.

  • Is hung with paintings on canvas copied from the principal tombs of Vulci and Tarquinii.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • The gigantic cloaca of the Tarquinii would be too strait for so much filth.