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  • n. Any member of an ancient Illyrian tribe inhabiting the district called Liburnia, a coastal region of the northeastern Adriatic between the rivers Arsia (Raša) and Titius (Krka) in what is now Croatia.


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  • Admiral Walticles stares in mounting concern as the left flank is pounced on by Admiral Deweycles 'fresh Liburnian Squadron.

    Galley Warfare: Roman Seas at Fall In! AAR on Repple Depple « Third Point of Singularity

  • Yet none of the chieftains knew this; but far onward they sped starting from the Hyllean land, and they left behind all the islands that were beforetime thronged by the Colchians — the Liburnian isles, isle after isle, Issa, Dysceladus, and lovely Pityeia.

    The Argonautica

  • This important Liburnian city sent forth many cruisers in crusading days; hence the Arabs came to know its name.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Better to be aboard my own Liburnian as my second-in-command.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Liburnian A ship so called because the pirates of Liburnia used it.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Back in favor, Menodorus was given command of the Adriatic fleets; his job was to scour the islands off Istria and Dalmatia and sweep the Liburnian pirates from the sea.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • At first Octavian thought to burn all of them; he had fallen in love with the deadly little Liburnian, and become convinced that all future naval warfare would be Liburnian.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • A Liburnian could not concentrate all of its firepower on its flanks.


  • On the viewer, the tumbling Liburnian stabilized itself and began to accelerate toward the Enterprise.


  • On the main viewer the lance-shaped Liburnian tumbled slowly, revealing blackened gouges in its hull.



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