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[vol-sahy, -see, -shee]
plural noun
  1. an ancient people of Latium who were conquered by the Romans in the last part of the 4th century b.c.
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Examples from the Web for volsci

Historical Examples

  • For this he was impeached and went into voluntary exile among the Volsci.

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    Edmund Luce

  • Among the Volsci and in the Pomptine territory it could not even be purchased.

  • Thus the Volsci of Antium were defeated, the town of Corioli was taken.

  • Everyone knew that the Volsci from over the Rhine would not be slow to come when the occasion offered.

  • They were sentenced and put to death, and the sons of Marcius through fear took refuge among the Volsci.

British Dictionary definitions for volsci


pl n
  1. a warlike people of ancient Latium, subdued by Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries bc
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