milliarium

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Etymology[edit]

From mīlle (thousand) +‎ -ārium (of purpose), via mīlliārius (relating to thousands of steps, i.e., miles).

Noun[edit]

mīlliārium n (genitive mīlliāriī); second declension

  1. milestone
  2. column resembling a milestone

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mīlliārium mīlliāria
genitive mīlliāriī mīlliāriōrum
dative mīlliāriō mīlliāriīs
accusative mīlliārium mīlliāria
ablative mīlliāriō mīlliāriīs
vocative mīlliārium mīlliāria

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References[edit]

  • milliarium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • milliarium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers