Seven Hills of Rome

Seven Hills of Rome
Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal or Colline, Viminal

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  • Seven Hills of Rome — seven low hills on the E bank of the Tiber, on & about which Rome was originally built; Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Palatine (approximately in the center), Esquiline, Quirinal, & Viminal …   English World dictionary

  • Seven hills of Rome — For the film starring Mario Lanza, see Seven Hills of Rome (film). Schematic map of Rome showing the seven hills The Seven Hills of Rome (Italian: Sette colli di Roma) east of the river Tiber form the geographical heart of Rome, within the walls… …   Wikipedia

  • Seven Hills of Rome — noun the hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hill • Part Holonyms: ↑Rome, ↑Roma, ↑Eternal City, ↑Italian capital, ↑capital of Italy • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seven Hills of Rome — the seven hills (the Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal, and Viminal) on and about which the ancient city of Rome was built. * * * ▪ Italy       group of hills on or about which the ancient city of Rome was built. The… …   Universalium

  • Seven Hills of Rome — Sev′en Hills′ of Rome′ n. pl. anh geg the seven hills (the Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal, and Viminal) on and about which the ancient city of Rome was built …   From formal English to slang

  • Seven Hills of Rome — plural noun the seven hills (the Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal, and Viminal) on and about which the ancient city of Rome was built …  

  • Seven hills of Seattle — Seattle, Washington is sometimes claimed to have been built on seven hills. Many other cities of the world have similar traditions. Rome, for example, was said to have been built on seven hills, as was the city later founded to succeed it as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Seven hills — The term Seven hills can refer to*the Seven hills of Rome *the Seven hills of Istanbul *the Seven hills of Seattle *the Seven hills of Tirupati, India *the seven hills surrounding Ibadan, Nigeria *the seven hills surrounding Lisbon, Portugal *the …   Wikipedia

  • List of cities claimed to be built on seven hills — City of Seven Hills usually refers to Rome. There are 59 cities on this list. There are many other cities claimed to be built on seven hills or fewer than seven. Albany, New York[1] Amman, Jordan, Amman spread over seven hills like Rome, Amman… …   Wikipedia

  • City of Seven Hills — Rome, Italy (used as a nickname). * * * City of Seven Hills, Rome …   Useful english dictionary

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