Thermae \Ther"m[ae]\, n. pl. [L. See {Thermal}.] Springs or baths of warm or hot water. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thermae — (v. gr.), 1) warme Bäder, s.u. Bad (Ant.); mehre einzelne nach ihren Erbauern od. Besitzern benannte Bäder zu Rom, z.B. Th. Constantini, Th. Titi et Vespasiani etc., s.u. Rom S. 247; 2) warme Quellen, daher Name mehrer Städte mit warmen Quellen,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • thermae — [thʉr′mē] pl.n. [L < Gr thermai, pl. of thermē, heat: see WARM] hot or warm springs or baths; specif., the public baths or bathhouses of ancient Rome …   English World dictionary

  • THERMAE — I. THERMAE castrum agri Narbonensis, 5. leucis a carcassona, in altissimi montis supercilio, quod unâ solum parte adiri poterat. Eius domini Raimundi Militis, sub dominio Vicecomitis Biterrensis, meminit Petrus de bello Albig. c. 41. Etiam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Thermae — This page is on buildings used for Roman bathing. For the activity in general, see Ancient Roman bathing. The terms balnea or thermae were the words the ancient Romans used for the buildings housing their public baths.Most Roman cities had at… …   Wikipedia

  • thermae — /therr mee/, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. hot springs; hot baths. 2. a public bathing establishment of the ancient Greeks or Romans. [1590 1600; < L < Gk thérmai; n. use of pl. of THÉRME heat; see THERMO ] * * * Public bathing complex of ancient… …   Universalium

  • Thermae — Überreste der Caracalla Thermen Thermen (Plural, lateinisch thermae), gelegentlich auch Therme (Singular) wurden die Badehäuser im römischen Reich genannt. Nach einer Zählung um 400 n. Chr.[1] gab es allein in Rom 11 allgemein zugängliche Thermen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • thermae — Gk & Rom. Antiq. public baths. Etymology: L f. Gk thermai (pl.) (as THERM) * * * ˈthərˌmē noun plural Etymology: Latin more at therm : a public bathing establishment especially in ancient Greece or Rome * * * /therr mee/, n. (used with a pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • thermae — ther·mae || ðɜrmɪː / ðɜːmɪː n. hot springs; public baths in ancient Greece or Rome …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thermae — [ θə:mi:] plural noun (in ancient Greece and Rome) hot baths used for public bathing. Origin L., from Gk thermai hot baths , from thermē heat …   English new terms dictionary

  • thermae — ther·mae …   English syllables

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