Appian Way


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Ap·pi·an Way

 (ăp′ē-ən)
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).

Appian Way

(ˈæpɪən)
n
(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)
n.
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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Noun1.Appian Way - an ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to BrindisiAppian Way - an ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC
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
Translations

Appian Way

[ˈæpɪənˈweɪ] NVía f Apia

Appian Way

nAppische Straße
References in classic literature ?
The Appian Way is here yet, and looking much as it did, perhaps, when the triumphal processions of the Emperors moved over it in other days bringing fettered princes from the confines of the earth.
The monk said that angels came and liberated Peter from prison by night, and he started away from Rome by the Appian Way. The Saviour met him and told him to go back, which he did.
The road which the carriage now traversed was the ancient Appian Way, and bordered with tombs.
According to various reports, DiCaprio is likely to produce this project under his banner, Appian Way.
He was buried along the Appian Way in Rome, Italy, where the Basilica of San Sebastian, one of the seven chief churches of Rome, stands today.
According to Deadline, the film based on Walter Isaacson's biography on Leonardo da Vinci will be produced by DiCaprio's Appian Way production company under Paramount Pictures.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson have come on board to produce Paramount's movie about the Volkswagen clean diesel scandal through their Appian Way banner.
Football Fantasy I booted a football with such force from earth That it went into orbit and landed in Perth A walkabout Dingo and a kangaroo called Jack Found the ball in their billabong and booted it back I was happy to hear it was on its way home But it bumped into Everest and landed in Rome The Pope saw it bounce down the Appian Way And headed it heavenwards and said"let us pray" The ball's heavenly plunge was reported to Putin Who ordered his troops to put the boot in When all hope was gone I was taken aback To see it on a photo with President Barack It returned in great style with tales of much glory Then became an MP as a prominent Tory John Holt, Marriners Lane, Allesley Park.
The Appian Way was the most famous ancient road from which city?
"No-one would be too surprised if Thread needle Street comes to resemble some latter-day Appian Way, lined with crucifixions of the bankers, brokers and traders who brought our economy to its knees" - Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith on the Bank of England.
A Naked Girl on the Appian Way * (Roundabout Theatre, New York City) Jill Clayburgh plays a successful cookbook author opposite stage and TV star Richard Thomas in a new comedy from Richard Greenberg.