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gressus , ūs, m. gradior,
I.a stepping, going, step, course, way.
A. Lit. (poet. and post-class.; cf.: “gradus, passus, incessus, ingressus): tendere gressum ad moenia,Verg. A. 1, 410; so in sing., id. ib. 6, 389; 11, 29.—In plur.: “gressus glomerare superbos,Verg. G. 3, 117; 4, 360; Val. Fl. 1, 183; Plin. 8, 12, 12, § 33; Gell. 1, 11, 6; 11, 13, 10.—
B. Transf.
1. Poet., of the course of a vessel: “huc dirige gressum,Verg. A. 5, 162.—
2. A pace, as a measure of length, Gromat. Vet. p. 373, 9.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 1.410
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 5.162
    • Vergil, Georgics, 3.117
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 8.33
    • C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 1.183
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 11.13.10
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 1.11.6
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