lucumonia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lucumone +‎ -ia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lu.kuˈmɔ.nja/, [l̺ukuˈmɔːn̺jä]
  • Stress: lucumònia
  • Hyphenation: lu‧cu‧mo‧nia

Noun[edit]

lucumonia f (plural lucumonie)

  1. (historical) The rank or title of a lucumo; a region ruled by a lucumo
    • 1857, Usi e costumi di tutti i popoli dell'universo, page 258:
      Rappresentarono pertanto in una dieta generale, che la loro lucumonia era d’un forte riparo contro i Romani, e per conseguenza, ov’eglino fossero soggiogati, l’Etruria sarebbe infallibilmente dai nemici occupata
      Therefore they, in a general council, reported how their lucumonia was a strong refuge against the Romans, and how, were they to be subjugated, Etruria was to be occupied by the enemy without fail

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lucumonia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana