Definitions

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  • proper n. St Albans

Etymologies

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Latin Verulamia, being the name of the Roman settlement on the same site.

Examples

  • It's sort of as if we still called the town of St. Albans "Verulamium" -- especially if at the same time classical Latin still had the cultural weight it once did.

    languagehat.com: RENAMING THE HAN.

  • In the early days of their occupation a walled town, which was soon raised to the rank of a _municipium_, was built on the south-western side of the Ver, and from the name of the river was called Verulamium or Verlamium.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans With an Account of the Fabric & a Short History of the Abbey

  • She burned three major Roman towns, Londinium (London), Verulamium (St. Albans), and Camulodunum (Colchester).

    Patt Cottingham: Goodbye/Hello 13: Women Reclaiming Rights to Their Goddess Power

  • Verulamium? might have carried on more or less unscathed for varying periods, or shifted to a different social model run by a different elite, or the same elite with a new material culture York?

    The Kingmaking, by Helen Hollick. Book review

  • And we might include Wroxeter if the south-west can stretch so far - somebody there was expensively redeveloping the old Roman town centre in around 560-580 using Roman measurements, just as somebody in Verulamium was relaying water mains in the early fifth century.

    The Kingmaking, by Helen Hollick. Book review

  • After Zimbabwe and her decision to pursue archaeology, Kenyon worked at Roman Britain's third largest city Verulamium with the famous archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheeler and his wife, Tessa.

    Beyond Jericho

  • She was a student of Mortimer Wheeler's, working with Wheeler and his wife Tessa at the Roman site of Verulamium.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • FEARS have been raised that parts of the city's old Roman town - which lies beneath Verulamium Park - have disappeared.

    Mosaic Mystery

  • Verulamium Park, named after the Roman town, is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country and is recognised as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

    Mosaic Mystery

  • Saint Alban suffered on the twenty-second day of June near the city of Verulamium, which the English now call Verlamacaestir or Vaeclingacaestir now called the city of St. Albans—ed.

    St Alban, Protomartyr of Britain

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