Lusitania

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See also: lusitania and Lusitânia

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Lūsītānia.

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Lusitania

  1. ancient Roman province, roughly corresponding to modern Portugal
  2. (archaic, poetic) Portugal

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Lusitanus +‎ -ia, named after the Lusitanians, an Indo-European tribe of the Iberian peninsula (from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia). The name's origin is uncertain but it is generally agreed that the tribe converged with a heavy Celtic (possibly Celtiberian) influence.

The province within the Roman Empire

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Proper noun[edit]

Lūsitānia f ‎(genitive Lūsitāniae); first declension

  1. A province of Roman Hispania, covering what is now southern Portugal and parts of western Spain such as Extremadura.

Inflection[edit]

Alternatively, the second syllable can be written long as Lūsītānia. First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Lūsitānia
genitive Lūsitāniae
dative Lūsitāniae
accusative Lūsitāniam
ablative Lūsitāniā
vocative Lūsitānia
locative Lūsitāniae

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Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lusitania f

  1. Lusitania (ancient Roman province)