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Segeda is an ancient settlement, near today's Zaragoza in modern-day Spain. Originally it was a Celtiberian town, whose inhabitants, the Belli, gave it the name Sekeida. In 153 BC it was destroyed in a war with the Romans. Soon after, a new settlement was built on a nearby site. Coinage shows it had the same name as the old settlement, but "Segeda II" was under Roman influence, obvious from the rectilinear layout of streets and other features. During the events of the Roman Civil War, "Segeda II" was ruined, and after 49 BC it was abandoned permanently. In 1998 excavations began in the area, bringing this ancient settlement into prominence.

  • also known as Segeda, Spain
  • part of Spain

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Google previewA Classical Dictionary ... A new edition, revised and considerably enlarged, by the Rev. T. Smith (1839)

SEGEDA, a town of Hispania Baetica, called also Julia Contributa. Plin. 3. c. 1. SEGELOCUM, a town of Britain. Antonin. It is now Littleborough in Nottinghamshire, according to Camden. SEGERRA, a town of Hispania Tarraconensis. Ptol.

Google previewA Classical Dictionary, Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Antient Authors... (1839)

by John Lemprière

SEGEDA or SEGIDA, a town of Hispania Tarra- conensis. Slrab. — Steph.

Google previewTotius Latinitatis Lexicon (1828)

by Egidio Forcellini, Bailey

oppidum Segeda sie cognomina- rum. Fuit autem Segeda in Hispania ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)

by Charles Pye

SE GIDA (Segeda, Julia Re/tituta), a city of Baetica, in Spain. . - SEGIoI.A., a town in the farther Calabria. - - -...

Google previewTotius latinitatis lexicon: C-E (1861) (1854)

by Egidio Forcellini, Vincenzo De-Vit, Giuseppe Furlanetto

But in consequence of the Romans suspecting the Celtiberian town of Segida or Segeda, they embarked in a war against the whole nation, which was not brought to a conclusion till B. c 134, by the capture of Numantia by Scipio. Fulvius was ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

SEGEDA, in Ancient Geography, a very celebrated town of Spain, in Baetica, in the interior of the country, between the coaff of the ocean and the river Tader, according to Pliny.

Google previewA Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical and Historical, of the Various Countries, Places, and Principal Natural Objects in the World (1849)

In which the Articles Relating to the United States Have Been Greatly Multiplied and Extended, and Adapted to the Present Condition of the Country and to the Wants of Its Citizens by John Ramsay McCulloch

Segeda), a town of Spain, in Estremadura, prov. Badajoz, 40 m. S.E. Badajoz, on the road between it and Seville. Pop. 7500. (..Miñano.) It is regularly built, and has two squares surrounded with arcades, and many houses of a superior class.

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Scrabble value of S1E1G2E1D2A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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