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Letus , i, m.,
I.a mountain in Liguria, Liv. 41, 18; Val. Max. 1, 5.
1. †† leuca (leuga ), ae, f. a Celtic word, whence the Fr. lieue, a Gallic mile of 1500 Roman paces, a league: Λεύκη μέτρον τι Γαλακτικόν, Hesych.: “leuca finitur passibus mille quingentis,Isid. Orig. 15, 16: “cum et Latini mille passus vocent, et Galli leucas, et Persae parasangas, et rastas universa Germania, Hier. in Joel, 3, 18: exinde non millenis passibus sed leugis itinera metiuntur,Amm. 15, 11, 17: “quarta leuga signabatur et decima, id est unum et viginti millia passuum,id. 16, 12, 8; cf. also Inscr. Orell. 1018; 1019; 5063.
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