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See also: Lemúria
- Mythical lost country, continent, or island proposed to explain the existence of lemurs and their relatives on two continents.
- A religious feast of Ancient Rome during which rites were performed to exorcise the malevolent ghosts of the dead from their homes.
hypothetical island in the Indian Ocean
|Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.
- Lĕmūrĭa in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- Lemuria in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- “Lĕmūrĭa” on page 898/3 of Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
- “Lemūria” on page 1,015/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)