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cūria ae, f

SCV-, a court, curia, association (each of the three patrician tribes contained ten curiae), L.A house for the religious services of a curia: prisca, O.A senate-house, place of meeting of the senate (usu. the Curia Hostilia built by Tullus Hostilius), L.: (curiam) incendere, C., S., V., O.: Pompeia, built by Pompey: Syracusis: Troiae, O.: Saliorum, the official building of the Salii on the Palatine Hill.—Fig., the senate: summum auxilium omnium gentium: alqm in curiam introducere, L.: Martis, i. e. the Areopagus, Iu.— As emblem of law: stante urbe et curiā: pro curia inversique mores! H.

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