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Numa Pompilius

Syllabification: Nu·ma Pom·pi·li·us
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞omə pämˈpilēəs
 
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Definition of Numa Pompilius in English:

The legendary second king of Rome, successor to Romulus, revered by the ancient Romans as the founder of nearly all their religious institutions.

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