Definitions for romulusˈrɒm yə ləs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Rom•u•lusˈrɒm yə ləs(n.)
the legendary founder of Rome and its first king: a son of Mars, he and his twin brother
Ref: ( Remus )
(Roman mythology) founder of Rome; suckled with his twin brother Remus by a wolf after their parents (Mars and Rhea Silvia) abandoned them; Romulus killed Remus in an argument over the building of Rome
The legendary founder of Rome and the twin brother of Remus.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
legendary founder of Rome, reputed son of Mars and Rhea Silvia (q. v.), daughter of Numitor, king of Alba Longa; exposed at his birth, along with Remus, his twin-brother (q. v.); was suckled by a she-wolf and brought up by Faustulus, a shepherd; opened an asylum for fugitives on one of the hills of Rome, and founded the city in 753 B.C., peopling it by a rape of Sabine women, and afterwards forming a league with the Sabines (q. v.); he was translated to heaven during a thunderstorm, and afterwards worshipped as Quirinus, leaving Rome behind him as his mark.