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  1. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
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Historical Examples

  • Servius perceived this defect, and added the Esquiline and Viminal hills.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3)


  • (vicus Patricius) ran between the Esquiline and Viminal hills.

  • And when everything was ready he was led out to the Viminal Hill, where he was to die.

  • That day I was able to have my lecture on the Quirinal and Viminal—all new ground.

  • Midway along the terrace is a third gate, named after the Viminal hill.

British Dictionary definitions for viminal


  1. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built
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Word Origin

from Latin Vīminālis Collis the Viminal Hill, from vīminālis of osiers, from vīmen an osier, referring to the willow grove on the hill
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