The modern Lake Como; a beautiful lake in Gallia Transpadana (Northern Italy), running from
north to south, through which the river Adda flows. Pliny had several villas on the banks of
the lake (Pliny , Epist. ix. 7).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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