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 (lā′shē-əm, -shəm)
1. An ancient country of west-central Italy bordering on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It was dominated by Rome after the third century bc.
2. See Lazio.


(Placename) an ancient territory in W central Italy, in modern Lazio, on the Tyrrhenian Sea: inhabited by the Latin people from the 10th century bc until dominated by Rome (4th century bc). Italian name: Lazio


(ˈleɪ ʃi əm)

a country in ancient Italy, SE of Rome.
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Noun1.Latium - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian SeaLatium - an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD


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Then she turns to conquering a city: Rome and Latium, covering hospitals, towers, and barons; the Lateran; and the Papal hospital: Santo Spirito in Sassia.