Definition of Acroceraunium
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Orthography ID = 2000707
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LNS
Ācroceraunium, Ācrocerauniī
ἄκρις, κεραυνός, fr. ἄκρις and κεραυνός; pr. ThunderHeights
Mostly Plural
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. a very rocky promontory in Epirus, running out into the Ionian Sea
  2. Glossa
  3. Linguetta
Abbreviations
Ācroceraunia, ōrum, n. fr. ἄκρις and κεραυνός; pr. Thunder-Heights, a very rocky promontory in Epirus, running out into the Ionian Sea, now Glossa, called by the Italians Linguetta (the mountain to which it belongs was called Ceraunii montes or Ceraunia; see this art.): infamīs scopulos Acroceraunia, Hor. C. 1, 3, 20; the same in sing.: promontorium Acroceraunium, Plin. 3, 11, 15, § 97; for any dangerous place: haec tibi sint Syrtes; haec Acroceraunia vita, Ov. R. Am. 739.
 
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