- hot springs; hot baths.
- a public bathing establishment of the ancient Greeks or Romans.
Origin of thermae
Related Words for thermaethermae
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Historical Examples of thermae
Ruins of the thermae of Caracalla and of Titus are still standing.
Equally remarkable was the Roman system for supplying their city, their thermae, and their 1350 street fountains with pure water.
Within the town are remains of thermae on the north of the Via Appia and of a theatre opposite, on the south.
It leaves on the right the great Thermae of Constantine, of which the Austrians have cleared out the south-east part.
The public baths and thermae were under the more immediate superintendence of the aediles.
- public baths or hot springs, esp in ancient Greece or Rome