Definition of Acerra
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Orthography ID = 2000539
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LNS
Acerra, Acerrae
Acerrae
Mostly Plural
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. A town in the interior of Campania
  2. Acerra
Abbreviations
Acerrae, ārum, f. A town in the interior of Campania, N. E. of Naples, now Acerra, exposed to frequent inundations from the Clanius, on which it is situated; hence in Verg.: vacuis Clanius non aequus Acerris, G. 2, 225 Wagner; imitated by Silius, 8, 538.

—Deriv., Acerrāni, ōrum, m., the inhabitants of A., Liv. 27, 3, 6; Vell. 1, 14, 4; Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 63.

— A town in Umbria, called, for the sake of distinction, Acerrae Vatriae, now Gerrha, Plin. 3, 14, 19, § 114.
 
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