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Veii

[vee-yahy, vey-yee]
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noun
  1. an ancient city in central Italy, in Etruria, near Rome: Etruscan city destroyed by the Romans 396 b.c.
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Historical Examples

  • Now this seemed to the men of Veii a shameful thing, and one that was not to be endured.

    Stories From Livy

    Alfred Church

  • And when the King had broken their array, he turned the more fiercely on the men of Veii.

    Stories From Livy

    Alfred Church

  • Camillus had vowed to give to Apollo the tenth part of the spoils of Veii.

  • What all this could possibly have to do with the siege of Veii the oracle did not say.

  • Then the Romans knew that it was the will of the gods that Veii should be theirs.


British Dictionary definitions for veii

Veii

noun
  1. an ancient Etruscan city, northwest of Rome: destroyed by the Romans in 396 bc
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