Ausonian Au*so"ni*an, a. [L. Ausonia, poetic name for Italy.] Italian. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ausonian — 1. adjective /ɔːˈsəʊniən/lang=en a) Of ancient Ausonia or the Ausonians b) Italian 2. noun /ɔːˈsəʊniən/lang=en a) An ancient inhabitant of middle or lower Italy b) An Italian See Also: ausonium …   Wiktionary

  • ausonian — au·so·nian …   English syllables

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  • Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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