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[vohl-tur-nuh s, vol-]
  1. the ancient Roman personification of the east or southeast wind.
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Historical Examples

  • Fabius intercepted him near Casilinum, in Campania, on the left bank of the Volturnus.

    History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD

    Robert F. Pennell

  • The plain at the mouth of the former is comparatively small, while that traversed by the Volturnus is the main plain of Campania.