Antonine Wall

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Antonine Wall

(ˈæntənaɪn)
n
(Named Buildings) a Roman frontier defence work across S Scotland, extending between the River Clyde and the Firth of Forth. It was built in 142 ad on the orders of Antoninus Pius (86–161 ad), emperor of Rome (138–161)
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Noun1.Antonine Wall - a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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