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Latium

Syllabification: La·ti·um
Pronunciation: /ˈlāSH(ē)əm
 
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Definition of Latium in English:

An ancient region in west central Italy, west of the Apennines and south of the Tiber River. Settled during the early part of the 1st millennium bc by a branch of the Indo-European people known as the Latini, it was dominated by Rome by the end of the 4th century bc.

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