Appian Way

Appian Way
Appian Way [ap′ē ən]
[after the Roman censor Appius Claudius Caecus, by whom it was begun in 312 B.C.]
ancient Roman paved highway from Rome to Capua to Brundisium (Brindisi): c. 350 mi (563 km)

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  • Appian Way — Appian Ap pi*an, a. [L. Appius, Appianus.] Of or pertaining to Appius. [1913 Webster] {Appian Way}, the great paved highway from ancient Rome trough Capua to Brundisium, now Brindisi, constructed partly by Appius Claudius, about 312 b. c. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appian Way — road between Rome and Capua, so called because it was begun (302 B.C.E.) by the consul Appius Claudius Caecus …   Etymology dictionary

  • Appian Way — The Appian Way (Latin and Italian: Via Appia) was the most important ancient Roman road. It is also called the the queen road . [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Past Catches Up With the Queen of Roads… …   Wikipedia

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  • Appian Way, Burwood, Sydney — Appian Way is a street located in the suburb of Burwood in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The state heritage listed Appian Way has been described as one of the finest streets of Federation houses in Australia. The picturesque houses create… …   Wikipedia

  • Appian Way — Ap′pi•an Way′ [[t]ˈæp i ən[/t]] n. anh geg an ancient Roman highway extending from Rome to Brundisium (now Brindisi): begun 312 b.c. by Appius Claudius Caecus. ab. 350 mi. (565 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Appian Way — /ˈæpiən weɪ/ (say apeeuhn way) noun an ancient Roman road extending from Rome to the seaport of Brundisium in south eastern Italy (now Brindisi); begun 312 BC. About 560 km …  

  • Appian Way — geographical name ancient paved highway extending from Rome to the Adriatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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