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Appian Way

Pronunciation: /ˌapēən ˈwā/
In classical times, the principal road south from Rome, named after the censor Appius Claudius Caecus, who built the section to Capua in 312 bc; it was later extended to Brindisi. Latin name Via Appia.
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