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Pannonia

Line breaks: Pan|no¦nia
Pronunciation: /pəˈnəʊnɪə
 
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Definition of Pannonia in English:

An ancient country and former province of the Roman Empire lying south and west of the Danube, in present-day Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia. It lost its separate identity after the Romans withdrew at the end of the 4th century.

Derivatives

Pannonian

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noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • One tombstone records the burial of a 70 year old Pannonian, and a 10-12 year old girl was buried in an urn with the grafitto Bata, an Illyrian name.
  • Who now remembers the Lusitani, the Illyrians, the Sicani, the Quadians, Sarmatians, Alans, Gepidians, Herulians, Pannonians and a thousand other tribes of Roman times?

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