[ tuhs-kyuh-luhm ]

  1. an ancient city of Latium, SE of Rome: Roman villas, especially that of Cicero.

Other words from Tusculum

  • Tus·cu·lan, adjective

Words Nearby Tusculum

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How to use Tusculum in a sentence

  • Martin V. appointed him cardinal-bishop of Tusculum, a dignity which Cossa only enjoyed for a few months.

  • They also owned part of Tusculum and were probably related to the Counts of that place.

    Rome | Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • Strange, by the way, that no modernist has translated the horrors of the modern Tusculum into terms of sound and fury!

  • The atmosphere of Tusculum weighed heavy on its spirits, which were light and careless enough in his adopted home in Montana.

    Short Sixes | H. C. Bunner
  • Now, what had seemed quite feasible in Starbucks wilds wore a different face in prim and proper Tusculum.

    Short Sixes | H. C. Bunner

British Dictionary definitions for Tusculum


/ (ˈtʌskjʊləm) /

  1. an ancient city in Latium near Rome

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