Definition of copia
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1.
LEM
cōpia, cōpiae
com-
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. an abundance, ample supply, plenty
  2. resources, wealth, supplies, riches, prosperity
  3. [personified] the goddess of plenty
  4. a multitude, number, plenty, abundance, throng
  5. a force, army, body of men
  6. [usu. plur] forces, troops, an army, men
Abbreviations
cōpia ae, f com-+ops, an abundance, ample supply, plenty: frumenti, Cs.: navium magna, Cs.: bona librorum, H.: nullā ferramentorum copiā, in the scarcity of, Cs.

—Resources, wealth, supplies, riches, prosperity: domesticis copiis ornare convivium: (civitas) copiis locupletior: circumfluere omnibus copiis: se eorum copiis alere, Cs.: Fastidiosam desere copiam, H.: inopem me copia fecit, O.: bonam copiam eiurare, i. e. to claim exemption as poor: (milites) mixti copiis et laetitiā, sharing supplies, Ta.: copia narium (i. e. luxus odorum), H.: copia ruris honorum opulenta, H.

—Person., the goddess of plenty: beata pleno cornu, H.: dives meo bona Copia cornu est, O.

—A multitude, number, plenty, abundance, throng: (principum) in castris, Cs.: virorum fortium: latronum in eā regione, S.: quae sit me circum copia, lustro, V.

—A force, army, body of men: eā copiā civitatem oppressurus: ex omni copiā singulos deligere, Cs.

— Usu. plur, forces, troops, an army, men: armare quam maximas copias, S.: cum omnibus copiis exire, in a body, Cs.: pedestres, N.: omnibus copiis contendere, with the whole army, Cs.

—Fig., fulness, copiousness, multitude, abundance: rerum copia verborum copiam gignit: dicendi copiā valere: ubertas et copia, fulness in expression.

—Ability, power, might, opportunity, facilities, means: facere civibus consili sui copiam: qui spectandi faciunt copiam, T.: fandi, V.: societatis coniungendae, S.: Ut sibi eius faciat copiam, give access to, T.: sit tibi copia nostri, power over, O.: facta est copia mundi, the world was open, O.: quibus in otio vivere copia erat, S.: nec te Adfari data copia matri, V.: tecum sine metu ut sit copiast, T.: si copia detur, veniam, O.: dona pro copiā portantes, as each is able, L.: pro rei copiā, S.: ludi additi pro copiā provinciali, L.
 
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