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Verulamium

[ver-yoo-ley-mee-uh m]
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noun
  1. ancient name of St. Albans.
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  • Many battles were fought, and in 516 Verulamium was sacked and burnt.

    The Motor Routes of England

    Gordon Home

  • They may have issued from a Romano-British mint at Verulamium.

    Hertfordshire

    Herbert W Tompkins

  • He refused to sacrifice to the gods, and was executed outside the city of Verulamium (St. Albans) in 285 or 305.

  • These features are shown in the foregoing diagrammatic section of the walls of Verulamium.

    British Castles

    Charles H. Ashdown

  • Ultimately he decisively defeated Cassivelaunus, the leader, either near London or his capital, Verulamium.

    The Towns of Roman Britain

    James Oliver Bevan


British Dictionary definitions for verulamium

Verulamium

noun
  1. the Latin name of Saint Albans
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