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vallum

Line breaks: val¦lum
Pronunciation: /ˈvaləm/

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Definition of vallum in English:

noun

(In ancient Rome) a defensive wall, rampart, or stockade.

Origin

Latin, collective from vallus 'stake, palisade'.

Words that rhyme with vallum

alum, Calum, mallam

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