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An ancient city of Etruria north of modern-day Rome, Italy. A powerful member of the Etruscan League, it was almost constantly at war with Rome and finally succumbed in 396 bc after a ten-year siege.
1. (Placename) an ancient Etruscan city, northwest of Rome: destroyed by the Romans in 396 bc
2. (Historical Terms) an ancient Etruscan city, northwest of Rome: destroyed by the Romans in 396 bc
Ve•ii(ˈvi yaɪ, ˈveɪ yi)
an ancient Etruscan city in central Italy, in Etruria, near Rome: destroyed by the Romans 396 B.C.