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Definition of the noun lusitania

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  1. ancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula; corresponds roughly to modern Portugal and parts of Spain


Lusitania or Hispania Lusitania was an ancient Iberian Roman province including approximately all of modern Portugal south of the Douro river and part of modern Spain. It was named after the Lusitani or Lusitanian people. Its capital was Emerita Augusta, and it was initially part of the Roman Republic province of Hispania Ulterior, before becoming a province of its own in the Roman Empire. Romans first came to the territory around the mid 2nd century BC. A war with Lusitanian tribes followed, from 155 to 139 BC. In 27 BC, the province was created.

  • also known as 琉息太尼亞
  • part of Spain


  1. "Lusitania" was Fairweather's second full length release.
  2. "Lusitania" a.k.a. "Lusitânia" is a musical album of Bévinda.
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"Lusitania" a.k.a. "Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy" is a book by Diana Preston.


"Lusitania" is a 1998 TV Movie.


Lusitania is a fictional planet from the science fiction novel of the Ender Wiggin series, Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card. It is Catholic by religion, Portuguese by language, and Brazilian by culture. It is named after the Roman name, in Latin, for Portugal. This planet is inhabited by all three Ramen race - the Pequeninos, the Formics and Human.

Phrases with Lusitania

  1. feliz lusitania
  2. Julus Lusitania
  3. Crocidura lusitania
  4. Hippoporidra lusitania
  5. Species Julus Lusitania
  6. Species Crocidura Lusitania
  7. species Hippoporidra lusitania

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Google previewThe Six Unsolved Ciphers (2007)

Inside the Mysterious Codes That Have Confounded the World's Greatest Cryptographers by Richard Belfield

The Lusitania is an incident that can be spun and forgotten. The cruel fact is that both Britain and France are desperate for American goods: they require food to stay alive, as well as machin- ery to build the armaments needed to sustain the ...

Google previewVoices of the Lusitania (2015)

by Diana Preston

Engineering magazine editorial, August 1907: The Lusitania is a most encouraging success . . . a pioneer . . . beginning a new era. This is because of the adoption and success on a huge scale of the steam turbine as a shippropelling engine ...

Google previewIn the Image of God (1990)

Theme, Characterization, and Landscape in the Fiction of Orson Scott Card by Michael R. Collings

Lusitania is a world that has been stripped by plague; the Descolada infection that nearly wiped out the human colony has already done its work on the planet as well. As a result, this world is more simplified than any other landscape Card has ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II (2010)

by Martin Folly, Niall Palmer

' LUSITANIA declaration of war, but it was defeated in Congress in January 1938. Ludlow worked on other measures, including arms limitations, a proposal for a referendum on peacetime conscription, and a resolution to mediate the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ie first strangers who visited Lusitania. It is probable that these enterprising traders, who sailed to regions yet more distant in search of tin and of amber, had settlements on its coasts, ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1919)

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The reply of Germany to the American note of May 13 on the sinking of the Lusitania is delivered to Ambassador Gerard. Germany expresses regret for injuries sustained by Americans from German submarine and aerial attacks, and asks that ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Naval Intelligence (2010)

by Nigel West

LUSITANIA, RMS - 1 77 LOW COMMITTEE. In 1949, a committee chaired by Admiral Francis Low, formerly head of the US. Tenth Fleet and the Submarine Intelligence Group, was empanelled to advise the US. Navy on future strategy.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Lusitania,. comprehe. nding the great-- est part of Estremadura, and the modern kingdom of Portugal. The province called Tarraconensis was then inhabited by the following tribes, viz. the Ausetani, occupying the sea-coast, at the north-east, ...

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Small photo of HMS Lusitania at New York dock in 1907. She is met by a crowd on her a starboard side.Small photo of S.S. Lusitania in New York, around 1915.Small photo of HRM Lusitania steered by tug boats at a New York City pier. Mar. 6, 1914.Small photo of German advertisement warning travelers of RMS Lusitania. May 1, 1915. The liner was torpedoed off the Irish coast by a German submarine on five days later.Small photo of Merida, November 2012. Lusitania bridge over Guadiana river. Santiago Calatrava architect, built in 1991 on concrete and steel. 480 meters. 190 meters of arch. People walking.Small photo of HMS Lusitania arriving in New York harbor as seen from Singer Building. 1908.Small photo of Lusitania Memorial Garden at Old Head in County Cork Ireland More...

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Video shows what Lusitania means. ancient Roman province, roughly corresponding to modern Portugal. Portugal. Lusitania Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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Scrabble value of L1U1S1I1T1A1N1I1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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