Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Illyricum: Illyria


 (ĭ-lîr′ē-ə) also Il·lyr·i·cum (-ĭ-kəm)
An ancient region of the Balkan Peninsula on the Adriatic coast. Occupied in prehistoric times by an Indo-European-speaking people, the area became the Roman province of Illyricum after the final conquest of the Illyrians in 35-33 bc. The name was revived by Napoleon for the provinces of Illyria (1809-1815) and retained for the kingdom of Illyria, a division of Austria from 1816 to 1849.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Placename) a Roman province founded after 168 bc, based on the coastal area of Illyria
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ɪˈlɪər ɪ kəm)

a Roman province in ancient Illyria.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, the grants to be implemented under the 2nd Call for Proposals will be geared towards the improvement of tourism infrastructure and services along three new regional cultural tourism routes now under development: Western Balkans - Crossroads of Civilizations; Illyricum Trail and Balkan Monumental Trail, and along Via and Trans Dinarica, regional hiking and biking routes and their auxiliary adventure tourism attractions.
This immense path that crossed through Illyricum, Macedonia, and Thrace, was itself a continuation of Via Appia.
II Other species: Reichardia picroides + in 3; Sonchus asper +, Parietaria judaica 1 in 4; Pancratium illyricum + in 5; Matthiola incana + in 6; Fumaria capreolata + in 7; Allium commutatum + in 8; Lobularia maritima 2 in 11; Vulpia sp.
Illyricum fell prey to some kind of madness and a profound desire to
The Greeks contemptuously called Illyricum "llyris Barbara," but Naissus (Nis) was the birthplace of Constantine, and it was partly the patriotism of Constantine and his mother Helena, as well as Constantine's grand vision of the world, which compelled him to move the capital of the New Rome to Byzantium, and to elevate Illyricum into one of the four prefectures of the Roman empire.
Esta obra de arte romanica de Andrija Buvina entraba en la historiografia europea en el siglo XVIII gracias al jesuita italiano Daniele Farlati, que trato sobre ella en dos ocasiones, en los volumenes primero y tercero de su Illyricum sacrum publicado en 1751 y 1765, exaltando su belleza (2).
Tekelija called these territories Illyricum. The name reflects a wide spread theory of the time that all South-Slavs originated from the ancient Balkan Illyrians who in Tekelija's eyes were the ethnic-language-based Serbs, i.e., the speakers of Kajkavian, Shtokavian, and Chakavian dialects.
(110) The bars of less senior and more localized courts, such as the praetorian prefecture of Illyricum or the bar of Syria Secunda, had smaller limits.
In Illyricum s-au infiintat scaune episcopale in Mursa (azi Osiek), Sirmium (Mitrovita), Cibalae (Vinkovce sau Vinkovat), Bossinae (Petrovat), Singidunum (Belgrad), Viminacium (Kostolat), Horeum Margi (Ciupria), Margum (Dobrovita), Aquae (Negotin), Naisus (Nis), Remesiana (Bela Polanca).
There were none from the Latin-speaking west and large areas of the eastern empire, including Egypt and Illyricum, were unrepresented.