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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. On the hither side of the river Po with reference to Rome; that is, on the south side.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated on this side of the Po, with regard to Rome—that is, on the south side.

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  • I refuse to consider the possibility. Wikipedia is like Snopes, that is, infallible.

    October 11, 2007

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    October 11, 2007

  • Do you ever sit up at night and wonder: What if Wikipedia is wrong?

    October 11, 2007

  • Well, you never know when you'll need to talk about one or the other side of the River Po with respect to Rome.
    :-)

    Actually, Wikipedia has an amusing (to me) background for this word.

    October 10, 2007

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    October 10, 2007

  • Agreed. Good job! Though I have to wonder... do we really need a word for this concept? *sigh* English... go figure...

    October 10, 2007

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    October 10, 2007

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    October 10, 2007

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    October 10, 2007