from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient Roman city in northeast Algeria. Founded by Trajan in A.D. 100, it is sometimes called "the Pompeii of North Africa” because of its extensive, well-preserved ruins.
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- n. an ancient town founded by the Romans; noted for extensive and well-preserved ruins
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