[ vee-yahy, vey-yee ]
/ ˈvi yaɪ, ˈveɪ yi /
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an ancient city in central Italy, in Etruria, near Rome: Etruscan city destroyed by the Romans 396 b.c.
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How to use Veii in a sentence
Camillus had shown the way when he suggested the invitation of Juno of Veii to Rome.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
The wine made in the neighborhood of the little city of Veii, (northwest of Rome) was little prized.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
Chief among these is Veii, whose very name has in it a far-off old-world sound.
Veii was indeed fully larger, and was about the dimensions of the city of Rome, included within the walls of Servius Tullius.
On a part of these downs overgrown with briars was situated the Roman Municipium, a colony founded after the subjugation of Veii.
British Dictionary definitions for Veii
/ (ˈviːjaɪ) /
an ancient Etruscan city, northwest of Rome: destroyed by the Romans in 396 bc
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