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One of the seven hills of ancient Rome. The most southeasterly of the hills, it was densely populated until much of it was devastated by a fire in ad 27.

Cae′li·an adj.
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(Placename) the southeasternmost of the Seven Hills of Rome
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(ˈsi li ən)

the southeasternmost of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
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A week afterward he went to dine at a beautiful villa on the Caelian Hill, and, on arriving, dismissed his hired vehicle.
Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, Provincial Disaster Management Program chief, said the tornadoes destroyed four houses and damaged 27 others at the village of Carmona, Pontevedra town; and destroyed three houses and damaged 14 at the village of RSB, La Carlota City.
According to Provincial Disaster Management Program Division (PDMPD) head Zeaphard Caelian, the tornado or severe wind was caused by the enhanced southwest monsoon or "habagat."
(Under those systems, the year 1 BC is followed by AD 1) What are the Palatine, Aventine, Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline and Caelian? The 7 hills of Rome AkiroKurusowa's 1985 period tragedy film Ran is a samurai version of which Shakespeare play?
The latest Phivolcs map shows the presence of the East Negros fault system that includes the San Carlos-Calatrava-Toboso faults in Negros Occidental and Bindoy-Guihulngan-Pamplona-Manjuyod faults in Negros Oriental, Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, head of the Negros Occidental disaster management program division, said.
En el contexto clinico, la interaccion entre las SEC y el perfeccionismo predecia el riego suicida en adolescentes con diagnostico de depresion, incluso despues de controlar otras variables como los sintomas depresivos o los intentos autoliticos previos (Hewitt, Caelian, Chen y Flett, 2014).
The first occasion refers to the characteristics of the Caelian Hill, one of Rome's legendary seven hills,14 which remained an underdeveloped, inner-city countryside, throughout the twentieth century.
In contrast, among children, socially-oriented perfectionism appears to bear a stronger association with anger than self-oriented perfectionism (Hewitt, Caelian, Flett, Sherry, Collins, & Flynn, 2002).
Las exigencias de perfeccion hacia los miembros de su entorno producen un claro deterioro de las relaciones familiares y de pareja (Habke, Hewitt y Flett, 1999) y esta implicado directamente en trastornos clinicos como personalidad limite (Hewitt, Flett y Turnbull-Donovan, 1994), trastornos afectivos e intentos, riesgo e ideacion suicida (Burns, 1980; Chang, 1998; Chang, Watkins y Banks, 2004; Goldner, Cockell y Srikameswaran, 2002), trastornos de la alimentacion (Lilenfeld et al., 2000; Halmi et al., 2000; Cockell et al., 2002) y trastornos de ansiedad e ira (Hewitt, Caelian, Flett, Shery, Collins y Flynn, 2002; Arana, 2003).
Caelian, Esquiline and Viminal are three of the seven what?