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  • n. Plural form of Cantabrian.


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  • He unrolled a long piece of papyrus; and, without omitting a single figure, read all the expenses that the government had incurred; so much for repairing the temples, for paving the streets, for the construction of vessels, for the coral-fisheries, for the enlargement of the Syssitia, and for engines in the mines in the country of the Cantabrians.


  • Spartans removed their red cloaks and wrapped them round the dead; the Athenians laid them out with their faces towards the rising sun; the Cantabrians buried them beneath a heap of pebbles; the


  • This was written not earlier than B.C. 19, if it refers to Agrippa's victory over the Cantabrians.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • This hero, whose invincible daring roused the Asturians and Cantabrians to struggle for liberty, laid the foundations of that powerful monarchy

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • The origin of the name Castile is a matter of dispute, but it is more than probably derived from the fortified castles (castillos), built first by the Romans to protect themselves from the Cantabrians whom they had not completely subjugated, and afterwards by the Christians to defend the northern regions which they had conquered from the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Santander was called Portus Victoriae, in memory of Agrippa's having conquered it from the Cantabrians, and in the period of the reconquest was regarded as one of the Asturias — Asturias de Sant

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • _Celtiberians_ and _Lusitanians_ in the central and western districts, and the _Cantabrians_ and _Basques_ in the north, brave as they were, were too much divided by tribal feuds to make an effectual resistance.

    Outline of Universal History

  • Bodichon claims that the Iberians embraced the Ligurians, Cantabrians, Asturians, and Aquitanians.

    Atlantis : the antediluvian world

  • Lusitanians in Portugal, and the Cantabrians and Gallæcians in the northwest, still maintained their independence.

    A Smaller History of Rome

  • Whether they are _Vascons_ or _Cantabrians_, they are called, in their own tongues, _Escualdunac_, and their language _Escuara_.

    Béarn and the Pyrenees A Legendary Tour to the Country of Henri Quatre


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