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 (vôl′skē, vŏl′sī, -sē, -shē)
A people of ancient Italy whose territory was conquered by the Romans in the fourth century bc.
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1. (Peoples) a warlike people of ancient Latium, subdued by Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries bc
2. (Historical Terms) a warlike people of ancient Latium, subdued by Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries bc
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(ˈvɒl saɪ, -si, -ʃi)

an Italic people of Latium and Campania, subjugated by Rome in the 4th century b.c.
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