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Nu·mid·i·a

 (no͞o-mĭd′ē-ə, nyo͞o-)
An ancient country of northwest Africa corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria. It was part of the Carthaginian empire before the Punic Wars and became a separate kingdom after 201 bc. Conquered by Rome in 46 bc and invaded by the Vandals in the fifth century ad, Numidia was absorbed by the Umayyad caliphate in the early eighth century.

Nu·mid′i·an adj. & n.

Numidian

(njuːˈmɪdɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Numidia or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Numidia or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Numidia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Numidian - an inhabitant of ancient Numidia
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Adj.1.Numidian - of or relating to ancient Numidia or its people or culture
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Were one to stroll down Broadway with a Numidian lion at his heels the effect would be somewhat similar to that which I should have produced had I entered Zodanga with Woola.
They are the Roman hydraulic complexes of Zaghouan and Carthage, the island of Djerba, the ancient quarries of Numidian marble of Chemtou and the borders of the Roman Empire: Limes of the Tunisian south and the Medina of Sfax.
Gully fills that cut into slope mudstone and are similarly plugged with coarser sediment are described from the Oligo-Miocene Numidian Flysch, Tunisia (Sami et al.
The departure of 234 residents from Port Madryn on the ship Orissa bound for Liverpool and on to Canada on another ship, Numidian, was a big setback for the Welsh colony in Patagonia and this was seen as one of the darkest chapters in the story of the Welsh in the South American colony.
The departure from Port Madryn on the ship Orissa bound for Liverpool and on to Canada on another ship, Numidian, was a big setback for the Welsh colony in Patagonia and this was seen as one of the darkest chapters in the story of the Welsh in Patagonia.
As the primary Numidian character in the play, Juba is African and thus can only become "Roman" in "spirit.
It boasts objects from prehistory, the Phoenician period and Punic and Numidian times, as well as Roman, Christian and Islamic artifacts.
The Roman historian explains that he had a twofold motive for treating the subject: "I am going to write about the war which the Roman people waged with the Numidian king Jugurtha, first because it was great and brutal, with victories on both sides, and second because that was the first time there was any opposition to the aristocracy's abuse of power.
crossroads of the mediterranean Algeria inherited a number of numidian and romans christian and islamic sites and buildings.
147-63) that this bronze represents Juba IL a member of the sometime royal Numidian house, installed (25 B.
The untold story of his epic exploits against the Roman Empire was the African Numidian Horsemen, the skilled javelin throwing mercenaries from Numidia, present day Algeria.
A Numidian Berber from Madaurus (now M'Daourouch, Algeria).