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An ancient region and Roman province of the Iberian Peninsula. It corresponded roughly to modern-day Portugal.

Lu′si·ta′ni·an adj. & n.


(Placename) an ancient region of the W Iberian Peninsula: a Roman province from 27 bc to the late 4th century ad; corresponds to most of present-day Portugal and the Spanish provinces of Salamanca and Cáceres


(ˌlu sɪˈteɪ ni ə)

an ancient region and Roman province in the Iberian Peninsula, corresponding generally to modern Portugal.
Lu`si•ta′ni•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Lusitania - ancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula; corresponds roughly to modern Portugal and parts of Spain
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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There was a little murmur of regret amongst the five hundred and eighty-seven saloon passengers on board the steamship Lusitania, mingled, perhaps, with a few expressions of a more violent character.
That the Lusitania did not land her passengers this evening.
Hamilton Fynes held out a letter which he had produced from his breast pocket, and which was, in appearance, very similar to the one which he had presented, a short time ago, to the captain of the Lusitania.
His manner underwent at once a complete change, very much as the manner of the captain of the Lusitania had done.
Lusitania had a Viriatus, Rome a Caesar, Carthage a Hannibal, Greece an Alexander, Castile a Count Fernan Gonzalez, Valencia a Cid, Andalusia a Gonzalo Fernandez, Estremadura a Diego Garcia de Paredes, Jerez a Garci Perez de Vargas, Toledo a Garcilaso, Seville a Don Manuel de Leon, to read of whose valiant deeds will entertain and instruct the loftiest minds and fill them with delight and wonder.
Or perhaps a submarine cable has been sat upon by the Lusitania and flattened to death.
THE main telegraph machine from the wreck of the Lusitania has been recovered from the seabed.
Avis Dolphin is sailing to England on the Lusitania.
The size of this second explosion caused the Lusitania to sink in 18 minutes, killing 1198 passengers and crew.
A TIARA saved from the sinking liner Lusitania in 2015 has sold for PS525,000 at auction.
Finding themselves in possession of documents detailing the Lusitania s secret cargo, the couple are targeted by German and British spies, Irish republicans, a rogue socialist, and the newly-formed FBI, all wanting to use the suppressed material for their own purposes.
August 13 (SeeNews) - Belgian insurerA AgeasA (EBR:AGS) is considering a potential takeover of Portuguese insurers Acoreana and Lusitania, local daily Jornal de Negocios said.