or Vecta. Now the Isle of Wight; an island off the southern coast of
Britain. It was conquered by Vespasian in the reign of Claudius (Suet.
Vesp. 4). Remains of Roman villas have been found at Carisbrook and
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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