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  • One hundred and twenty miles along that journey, on the Bay of Naples, stood the great estates of Lucullus, the general and statesman of the late republican period — estates described by Plutarch and supporting a way of life so opulent as to give rise to our own term lucullan.

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  • Oh the howling is so pretty in respects to old Mister Moon for illuminating such a lucullan meal prepared with such lucullan care and fun.

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  • So it's desperate for you that the affordable business web site hosting organisation should be healthy to wage you with sufficient of location especially if your website is lucullan in graphics or has video clips.

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  • Thank you, ry. Is the initial capitalization because the adjective is derived from a proper name? If so this is not a convention I am familiar with. I am also surprised to learn that an initial cap will change the sort order.

    February 27, 2014

  • The entry is under Lucullan.

    February 27, 2014

  • Surprised and disappointed that there is no definition supplied for lucullan, which means sumptuous or luxurious. Maybe if I supply a limerick for the entry it will serve as a kind of bait for a definition.
    (The limerick is now moved to Lucullan.)

    February 27, 2014

  • Pronounced "loo KOOL' yun" or "loo KYOOL' yun"

    September 14, 2008