Caesarea

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Caesarēa, from Caesar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsiːzəˈɹiːə/

Proper noun[edit]

Caesarea

  1. (historical) Name of numerous cities and locations in the Roman Empire, among them Caesarea Mazaca, capital of Cappadocia (modern Kayseri) and Caesarea Maritima, capital of province Palestine.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Caesar, on the pattern of Alexandrēa and similar.

Proper noun[edit]

Caesarēa f ‎(genitive Caesarēae); first declension

  1. Many different cities in the Roman world known as Caesarea, including:
    1. Caesarea Maritima (city in modern Israel)
    2. Kayseri (city in Cappadocia, modern Turkey)
    3. Cherchell (city in Roman Mauritania, modern Algeria)
  1. The Island of Jersey

Declension[edit]

First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Caesarēa
genitive Caesarēae
dative Caesarēae
accusative Caesarēam
ablative Caesarēā
vocative Caesarēa
locative Caesarēae

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