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Western Roman Empire

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noun
  1. the western portion of the Roman Empire after its division, a.d. 395, which became extinct a.d. 476.
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Also called Western Empire.
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Western Roman Empire

noun
  1. the westernmost of the two empires created by the division of the later Roman Empire, esp after its final severance from the Eastern Roman Empire (395 ad)Also called: Western Empire
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