- an ancient city of Latium, SE of Rome: Roman villas, especially that of Cicero.
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Examples from the Web for tusculan
In 1709 he published critical notes on the Tusculan Disputations.The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899
George A. Aitken
It seems to be framed upon the model of the Tusculan Questions,—with what success those who have read it may easily determine.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Let us therefore return to the "Tusculan Disputations" which you often quote, with their reasons why death is not to be feared.The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX.
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He gives further commissions as to statues, and declares of his Tusculan villa that he is happy only when he is there.
One letter only was written from the country, to Atticus, from his Tusculan villa, and that is of no special moment.
- of or relating to the ancient Italian city of Tusculum or its inhabitants
- an ancient city in Latium near Rome
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