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Cu·mae

 (kyo͞o′mē)
An ancient city and Greek colony of south-central Italy near present-day Naples. Founded c. 750 bc, it was among the earliest Greek settlements in Italy. It later featured prominently in Roman legend as the site of a cave housing a sibyl.
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Cumae

(ˈkjuːmiː)
n
(Historical Terms) the oldest Greek colony in Italy, founded about 750 bc near Naples
Cuˈmaean adj
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Cu•mae

(ˈkyu mi)

n.
an ancient city in SW Italy, on the coast of Campania: believed to be the earliest Greek colony in Italy or Sicily.
Cu•mae′an, adj.
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