American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An ancient city of south-central Italy on the Bay of Naples. A popular resort during Roman times, it was completely destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius (A.D. 79). Important ruins have been unearthed since the early 1700s.
- n. ancient city; now destroyed
“HERCULANEUM - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has a plan to improve water quality in the Mississippi River near Herculaneum, and is seeking public comment on that plan.”
“(Soundbite of music, "Temporary Orca") JARENWATTANANON: Herculaneum is coming out with a fourth record soon.”
“O, to be sure it is," said Ellery; "that is quite a fine bit of old bronze, after something in Herculaneum, I think; you know serpents were quite in vogue among the ancients.”
“The unique library of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, buried beneath lava by Vesuvius’s eruption in AD79, is slowly revealing its long-held secrets”
“PAWELSKI (voice-over): "Herky" is what the locals call Herculaneum, Missouri.”
“After what Amy would call Herculaneum efforts, in the way of mental and moral agriculture, my young ideas begin to shoot and my little twigs to bend as I could wish.”
“Amy would call Herculaneum efforts, in the way of mental and moral agriculture, my young ideas begin to shoot and my little twigs to bend as I could wish.”
“Herculaneum, which is destroyed like Pompeii but by the lava or molten stone, which cannot be removed, whereas the tufa or volcanic ashes can be with ease removed from Pompeii, which it has filled up lightly.”
“The Wardens used to live in Herculaneum, which is near the nation's only primary lead smelter, run by the Doe Run Co.”
“From the palace, we went to fee Herculaneum, which is not above a hundred fteps off.”
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