Definition of Neapolitanus
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LNS
Neāpolītānus, Neāpolītānī
Neapolitanum
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the Neapolitans
Abbreviations
Neāpolis, is, f., = Νεάπολις (Newtown). A celebrated maritime city in Campania, a colony of the Cumaeans, called by the early Romans Novapolis, now Napoli, Naples, Mel. 2, 4, 9; Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 62; Varr. L. L. 6, § 58 Mull.; Cic. Balb. 24, 55; id. Rab. Post. 10, 26: otiosa, Hor. Epod. 5, 43: docta, Mart. 5, 78, 14: hospita Musis, Sil. 12, 31.

—Hence, Neāpolītānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Naples, Neapolitan: piscinae, Varr. ap. Non. 543, 33: ager, Plin. 17, 17, 26, § 122: mala cotonea, id. 15, 11, 10, § 38.

— Subst. Neāpolītānum, i, n., a villa near Naples; of Pompey, Cic. Att. 7, 2, 5; of Lucullus, id. Ac. 2, 3, 9; of Pontius, id. Att. 14, 21, 3.

Neāpolītāni, ōrum, m., the Neapolitans, Cic. Fam. 13, 30, 1; id. Off. 1, 10, 33; id. Tusc. 1, 35, 86.

— Neāpolītes, ae, m., a Neapolitan: Dion, Varr. ap. Aug. Civ. Dei, 21, 8.

— Neā-polītis, idis, f., a (female) Neapolitan: meretrix, Afran. ap. Non. 318, 6.

— A city in Zeugitana, now Nabal, Mel. 1, 7; Plin. 5, 4, 3, § 24; Auct. B. Afr. 2.

— The fourth quarter of the city of Syracuse, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 53, § 119; Liv. 25, 25, 5.
 
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