Definition of Allobrox, Allobrox
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LNS
Allōbrox, Allōbragis
(Allobrox, Allobragis)
Allobrox, Allobroges
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. the Allobroges, a warlike people in Gallia Narbonensis, on the east side of the Rhone, and to the north of l'Isère
  2. Savoy
Abbreviations
Allō^brox, agis, and plur. Allō^bro-ges, um, m. (acc. sing. Allobroga, Juv. 7, 214), the Allobroges, in Ptol. Ἀλλόβρυγες, a warlike people in Gallia Narbonensis, on the east side of the Rhone, and to the north of l'Isère, now Savoy, Dép. de l'Isère, and a part of the Dép. de l'Ain, Caes. B. G. 1, 6 al.; Cic. Div. 1, 12, 21; Liv. 21, 31; Flor. 3, 2; cf. Mann. Gall. 57 and 91.

—The sing. is found only in the poets, Hor. Epod. 16, 6: qui totiens Ciceronem Allobroga (i. e. barbare loquentem) dixit, Juv. 7, 214.

—Hence, deriv. adj.: Allō^brogicus, a, um, Allobrogian: vinum, Cels. 4, 5: vitis, Plin. 14, 2, 4, § 3 al.

—Hence, a surname of Q. Fabius Maximus, as conqueror of the Allobroges, Vell. 2, 10.
 
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