Rubicon

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Rubicon

  1. An ancient Latin name for a small river in northern Italy which flows into the Adriatic Sea. It marked the boundary between the Roman province of Gaul and the Roman heartland. Its crossing by Julius Caesar in 49 BC began a civil war.

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Etymology[edit]

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The river's mouth

Proper noun[edit]

Rubicōn m ‎(genitive Rubicōnis); third declension

  1. Rubicon

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Rubicōn
genitive Rubicōnis
dative Rubicōnī
accusative Rubicōnem
ablative Rubicōne
vocative Rubicōn

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