Definitions for romulusˈrɒm yə ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Rom•u•lusˈrɒm yə ləs(n.)

  1. the legendary founder of Rome and its first king: a son of Mars, he and his twin brother

    Category: Mythology

    Ref: ( Remus )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Romulus(noun)

    (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

Wiktionary

  1. Romulus(ProperNoun)

    The legendary founder of Rome and the twin brother of Remus.

Freebase

  1. Romulus

    Romulus is a suburban city of Metro Detroit, located in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 23,989 at the 2010 census, an increase from 22,979 in 2000, making the city the 80th largest city in Michigan. Romulus is home to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and a General Motors plant that opened in 1976. The city is the westernmost community in the Downriver area in Wayne County.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Romulus

    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.

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