[trey-juh n]


Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajanus, a.d. 53?–117, Roman emperor 98–117. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • The wings contained an example of the justice of the Emperor Trajan.

  • So he commanded Martinus and Trajan with a thousand men to go to Taracina.



  • Gentleman and friends, glorious descendants of Decebalus and Trajan!


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  • There were odea also in Rome; one was built by Domitian, and a second by Trajan.

  • It was the dress of the common people, as we learn from the sculptures on Trajan's column.

British Dictionary definitions for trajan



Latin name Marcus Ulpius Traianus . ?53–117 ad, Roman emperor (98–117). He extended the empire to the east and built many roads, bridges, canals, and towns
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