Definition of Numidia in English:

Numidia

Syllabification: Nu·mid·i·a
Pronunciation: /n(y)o͞oˈmidēə
 
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An ancient kingdom, later a Roman province, which was located in North Africa, north of the Sahara, corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria.

Derivatives

Numidian

adjective & noun
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  • His services to Rome culminated in the defeat and capture of Syphax after the battle of the ‘Great Plains’, and command of the Numidian cavalry on Scipio's right at the decisive battle of Zama.
  • He began attacking Numidian cities and successfully provoked Jugurtha into battle at Cirta, defeating him.
  • The Numidian faction came to be led by Donatus, their bishop in Carthage.

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