meaning of Appian Way

Appian Way meaning in Etymology Dictionary

roadway between Rome and Capua, so-called given that it ended up being started (302 B.C.E.) because of the consul Appius Claudius Caecus.

Appian Way meaning in General Dictionary

a historical Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC

Sentence Examples with the word Appian Way

In 53, when Milo was candidate for the - consulship and Clodius for the praetorship, the two leaders met by accident on the Appian Way at Bovillae and Clodius was murdered (January 52).

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