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Fa·lis·can

 (fə-lĭs′kən)
n.
1. A member of an ancient Italic people of southern Etruria.
2. The language of this people, closely related to Latin and known from place and personal names and from inscriptions.
adj.
Of or relating to the Faliscans or their language or culture.

[From Latin Faliscus, from Faleriī, a city of ancient Etruria.]
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Faliscan

(fəˈlɪskən)
n
1. (Languages) an ancient language of Italy, spoken in the area north of the Tiber. It was closely related to Latin, which displaced it before 200 bc
2. (Historical Terms) an ancient language of Italy, spoken in the area north of the Tiber. It was closely related to Latin, which displaced it before 200 bc
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After reviewing recent research generally, the 44 papers, 10 in English and most of rest in Italian, cover Etruria; Umbria and Abruzzo; The Faliscans, Rome, and Latium; Campania and Magna Graecia; and Sicily.
His next success came against the Faliscans at the siege of the well-fortified city of Falerii.