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Drĕpăna , ōrum, n., = Δρέπανα,
I.a town on the western coast of Sicily, now Trapani, Cato acc. to Serv. Verg. A. 3, 707, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 90; Liv. 28, 41; Flor. 2, 2, 12.—Called also Drĕpănum , Verg. A. 3, 707, and Drĕpăne (es ), f., Sil. 14, 269. The promontory in its neighborhood is called Promontorium Drepanum, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 88.—Drĕpănĭtānus , a, um, of Drepanum: “pupilus,Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 57, § 140.—Plur. as subst.: Drĕpănĭtāni , the inhabitants of the promontory of Drepanum, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 17; Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 91.
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