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ˌlu sɪˈteɪ ni əlusi·ta·ni·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lusitanianoun

    ancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula; corresponds roughly to modern Portugal and parts of Spain

Wiktionary

  1. Lusitanianoun

    ancient Roman province, roughly corresponding to modern Portugal

  2. Lusitanianoun

    Portugal

  3. Etymology: From Lusitania.

Wikipedia

  1. Lusitania

    Lusitania (; Classical Latin: [luːsiːˈtaːnia]) was an ancient Iberian Roman province located where modern Portugal (south of the Douro river) and a portion of western Spain (the present Extremadura and the province of Salamanca) lie. It was named after the Lusitani or Lusitanian people (an Indo-European people). Its capital was Emerita Augusta (currently Mérida, Spain), and it was initially part of the Roman Republic province of Hispania Ulterior, before becoming a province of its own in the Roman Empire. Romans first came to the territory around the mid-2nd century BC. A war with Lusitanian tribes followed, from 155 to 139 BC. In 27 BC, the province was created.Lusitania was and is often used as an alternative name for Portugal.

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  1. lusitania

    Lusitania is primarily known as a British ocean liner that was sunk by a German submarine during World War I in 1915, resulting in significant loss of life which sparked international outrage and contributed to the United States entering the war. However, Lusitania was also an ancient Roman province located in modern Portugal and western Spain.

Wikidata

  1. Lusitania

    Lusitania or Hispania Lusitania was an ancient Roman province including approximately all of modern Portugal south of the Douro river and part of modern Spain. It was named after the Lusitani or Lusitanian people. Its capital was Emerita Augusta, and it was initially part of the Roman Republic province of Hispania Ulterior, before becoming a province of its own in the Roman Empire. Romans first came to the territory around the mid 2nd century BC. A war with Lusitanian tribes followed, from 155 to 139 BC. In 27 BC, the province was created.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lusitania

    the ancient name of Portugal, still used as the name of it in modern poetry.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lusitania

    A district of ancient Hispania, considered in its original meaning as the country of the Lusitani. It now comprises Portugal south of the river Douro, and a large number of provinces in Spain. The Lusitanians, especially those that inhabited the mountains, were much addicted to plunder, were the bravest of all the Iberians, and offered most resistance to the Romans.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lusitania in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lusitania in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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