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Norba


1.

A town in Latium, now Norma, on the slope of the Volscian Mountains and near the sources of the Nymphaeus, originally belonging to the Latin, and subsequently to the Volscian, League. As early as B.C. 492 the Romans founded a colony at Norba.


2.

Named Caesarēa (Cacere), a Roman colony in Lusitania, on the left bank of the Tagus. The bridge, 600 feet in length, built by order of Trajan over the Tagus at this place is still extant.

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