Fretum


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Related to Fretum: Supplicium, Fretum Gallicum

Fre´tum


n.1.A strait, or arm of the sea.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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65-80) revisa el contexto (paleo) geografico, urbanistico e historico de la la necropolis y los espacios periurbanos altoimperiales poniendolos en relacion con los de otras ciudades del Fretum Gaditanum.
The strait between South America and Terra Australis is there labelled "Fretum antarcticum sive Magellanicum" [Antarctic or Magellanic Strait].
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In place of the canonical Pandorae Fretum there emerged a tapering, dark, rather narrow band which ran diagonally ENE to WSW across Noachis and continued south to reach Depressiones Hellesponticae.
She does indicate some Latinisms in Heywood's English, notably 'freate' or 'frete' meaning 'sea', translating the Latin fretum, as well as 'roge' for 'funeral pyre' as the translation of rogus.
(5) Ortelius also designated the entrance to the gulf Basora Fretum (Strait of Basra).
Postquam uero apicem fastigii regalis conscendit, urbes residuas, quas in Spaniis Romana manus agebat, proelio conserto obtinuit auctamque triumphi gloriam prae ceteris regibus felicitate mirabili reportauit, totius Spaniae intra oceani fretum monarchiam regni primus idem potitus, quod nulli retro principum est conlatum [...].