limes

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li·mes

 (lī′mēz)
n. pl. lim·i·tes (lĭm′ĭ-tēz′)
A fortified boundary or border, especially of the Roman Empire.

[Latin līmes, līmit-.]

limes

(ˈlaɪmiːz)
n, pl limites (ˈlɪmɪˌtiːz)
(Historical Terms) the fortified boundary of the Roman Empire
[from Latin]
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The Danube LimesThe Frontiers of the Roman Empire - Danube Limes nomination project was established as a cooperation between Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.
The Camp Farm site at Maryport is at the western point of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire world heritage site, which stretches for over 3,000 miles from Cumbria across Europe to the Middle East, through Syria, and along the north coast of Africa.
Examples around the world include the Pyramids, the Machu Picchu, the Victoria Falls, the Great Barrier Reef, the historic centre of Florence, and the Frontiers of the Roman Empire, including Hadrian's Wall.
Admittedly, even as these developments transcended the former frontiers of the Roman empire, spreading to Scandinavia and the lands north of the Danube, there still remained something vaguely Roman about them.
They include Stonehenge, the Frontiers of the Roman Empire including Hadrian's Wall, Westminster Palace and the Tower of London.
The Duke of Gloucester was at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to unveil the plaque renaming the wall as part of the new Frontiers of the Roman Empire Trans-national World Heritage Site.
HADRIAN'S Wall is to be renamed Frontiers of the Roman Empire Trans-national World Heritage Site.
For Williams the story of the frontiers of the Roman Empire is one of emperors, bricks, and mortar, and neither the Romans living on the frontier nor those living across it receive much attention.
Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall in Scotland and the German Limes are all part of the international Frontiers of the Roman Empire world heritage site.