Appian Way(redirected from Apian way)
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An ancient Roman road between Rome and Capua, begun in ad 312 and later extended to Brindisi, with a total length of more than 565 km (350 mi).
(Placename) a Roman road in Italy, extending from Rome to Brindisi: begun in 312 bc by Appius Claudius Caecus. Length: about 560 km (350 miles)
Ap′pi•an Way′(ˈæp i ən)
an ancient Roman highway extending from Rome to Brundisium (now Brindisi): begun 312 B.C. by Appius Claudius Caecus. ab. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Appian Way - an ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC|