- an ancient city of Etruria, in central Italy, NW of Rome: present-day Tarquinia on site.
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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.Ten Books on Architecture
Growing weary of Tarquinii, Lucomo left that city, with his family and wealth, and made his way to Rome.Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)
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.