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- proper n. Classic epic poem, written in Latin by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC), that tells the legendary story of Aeneas fleeing Troy and settling in Italy as ancestor of the Romans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The great epic poem of Virgil, of which the hero is Æneas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire
From Latin Aeneis (Greek third declension, genitive Aeneidos). (Wiktionary)