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gestātĭo , ōnis, f. id..
I. Act., a bearing, carrying: “infantium gestationes,Lact. 3, 22 fin.
II. Pass. (not ante-Aug.), a being carried or conveyed about (in a litter, carriage, boat, etc.), a riding, driving or sailing for pleasure.
B. Transf., a place where one is carried to take the air, a promenade, etc.: “gestatio in modum circi,Plin. Ep. 5, 6, 17; 2, 17, 13; Inscr. Orell. 4336; Inscr. Grut. 201, 8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Suetonius, Divus Claudius, 33
    • Suetonius, Divus Vespasianus, 21
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 2.17
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 5.6.17
    • A. Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina, 2.15
    • Seneca, Epistulae, 55
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