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Hălēsa (Halaesa and Alēsa ), ae, f., = Ἅλαισα,
I.a town on the northern coast of Sicily, on the river Halesus, now ruins near the village Iusa, Sil. 14, 218; Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 7, § 19; 2, 2, 75, § 185.—
II. Deriv. Hălēsīnus (Halaes- and Alēs- ), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Halesa: “civitas,Cic. Fam. 13, 32, 1: “Dio,of Halesa, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 7, § 19; 2, 3, 73.—Subst.: -lēsīni , ōrum, m. plur., the inhabitants of Halesa, Halesines, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 91.
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