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Roman Empire

Roman Empire

WordNet



noun


(1)   An empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome
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Proper noun


  1. An empire that used to exist between 85 BC and AD 476; it encompassed territories stretching from Britain and Germany to North Africa and the Persian Gulf;