Lemuria

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  • IPA(key): /ləˈmjuːɹi.ə/

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Lemuria

  1. Mythical lost country, continent, or island proposed to explain the existence of lemurs and their relatives on two continents.
  2. A religious feast of Ancient Rome during which rites were performed to exorcise the malevolent ghosts of the dead from their homes.

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Lemūria n pl ‎(variously declined, genitive Lemūriōrum or Lemūrium); second declension, third declension

  1. The festival of Lemurēs (spirits, ghosts)

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Second declension.
Case Plural
nominative Lemūria
genitive Lemūriōrum
dative Lemūriīs
accusative Lemūria
ablative Lemūriīs
vocative Lemūria
Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.
Case Plural
nominative Lemūria
genitive Lemūrium
dative Lemūribus
accusative Lemūria
ablative Lemūribus
vocative Lemūria

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