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From mānsus, from maneō (remain, stay).



mānsiō f (genitive mānsiōnis); third declension

  1. An act or instance of staying, remaining; stay, continuance.
  2. A dwelling, abode, habitation, home.
  3. (on a journey) A stopping place or halting place, station; stage.
  4. Night quarters, place for lodging or renting, inn.


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mānsiō mānsiōnēs
genitive mānsiōnis mānsiōnum
dative mānsiōnī mānsiōnibus
accusative mānsiōnem mānsiōnēs
ablative mānsiōne mānsiōnibus
vocative mānsiō mānsiōnēs

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  • mansio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mansio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mansio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mansio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • mansio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mansio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin