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Tusculum

[tuhs-kyuh-luh m]
noun
  1. an ancient city of Latium, SE of Rome: Roman villas, especially that of Cicero.
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Related formsTus·cu·lan, adjective
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Examples from the Web for tusculum

Historical Examples

  • He spent the greatest part of his time at his country-house near Tusculum.

    The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch

    Plutarch

  • I see that you know of my arrival at Tusculum on the 14th of November.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • Be sure that we see you at Formiæ or Antium, or at Tusculum.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • He had probably heard of his fate before he reached Tusculum.

  • Cicero had one at his villa near Tusculum, and one was found, in 1762, at Pompeii.

    Time Telling through the Ages

    Harry Chase Brearley


British Dictionary definitions for tusculum

Tusculum

noun
  1. an ancient city in Latium near Rome
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