- one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
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Servius perceived this defect, and added the Esquiline and Viminal hills.
(vicus Patricius) ran between the Esquiline and Viminal hills.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2
And when everything was ready he was led out to the Viminal Hill, where he was to die.The Violet Fairy Book
That day I was able to have my lecture on the Quirinal and Viminal—all new ground.Story of My Life, volumes 1-3
Augustus J. C. Hare
Midway along the terrace is a third gate, named after the Viminal hill.
- one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built
from Latin Vīminālis Collis the Viminal Hill, from vīminālis of osiers, from vīmen an osier, referring to the willow grove on the hill