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- n. A native or inhabitant of ancient Samnium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Samnium, a country of ancient Italy.
- n. A native of Samnium.
- n. In Roman antiquity, one of a class of gladiators, so called because they were armed like the natives of Samnium. They were distinguished especially by bearing the oblong shield, or scutum.
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- n. an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans
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