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saltus ūs, m

a forest, woodland, untilled mountain land, forest-pasture, woodland-pasture, thicket, jungle: de saltu detruditur: quas (familias) in saltibus habent: latebris aut saltibus se eripere, Cs.: fugā silvas saltūsque peragrat, V.: in silvestrem saltum, Cu.: coëmptis saltibus, H.: saltūs venatibus apti, O.—A narrow pass, ravine, mountain-valley, glen: saltūs duo montibus circa perpetuis inter se iuncti, L.: omnia vada ac saltūs eius paludis obtinebat, Cs.: angustiae saltibus crebris inclusae, L.: ante saltum Thermopylarum, L.: nemorum iam claudite saltūs, V.

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