Definition of Formianus
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Orthography ID = 2022844
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LNS
Formiānus, Formiānī
Formianum
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the inhabitants of Formiae
  2. Formians
Abbreviations
Formiae, ārum, f. for sformiae, σϝορμιαι, from old form Ὁρμίαι, place of anchorage; cf. ὅρμος, a very ancient city of Latium, on the borders of Campania, the fabled seat of the Laestrygones, now Mola di Gaeta, Mel. 2, 4, 9; Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 59; Cic. Att. 2, 13, 2; id. Fam. 16, 12, 5; id. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 6, § 17; Hor. C. 3, 17, 6.

— Derivv. Formiānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Formiae, Formian: colles, Hor. C. 1, 20, 11: saxa, Liv. 22, 16, 4: fundus P. Rutilii, Cic. N. D. 3, 35, 86: dies, spent in Formiae, Mart. 10, 30, 26.

— Subst. Formi-ānum, i, n., a villa in Formiae: of Cicero, Cic. Att. 4, 2, 7; id. Fam. 16, 10, 1; ib. 12, 6; of C. Laelius, id. Rep. 1, 39; of Dolabella, id. Att. 15, 13, 5.

Formiāni, ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Formiae, Formians, Cic. Att. 2, 14, 2.
 
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