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SIMITTU (Σιμίσθου, Ptol. 4.3.29), called by Pliny (5.4.4) Simittuense Oppidum, a Roman colony in the interior of Numidia, on the road from Cirta to Carthago, 7 miles to the W. of Bulla Regia. (Itin. Ant. p. 43.) There were some mineral waters 5 miles E. of the town (Ib.). It lay on the site of the present Ain Semit, on the Qued-el-Bull, 2 leagues to the W. of Bull.


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