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Busa

an Apulian woman of noble birth and great wealth, who supplied with food, clothing, and provisions for their journey, the Roman soldiers who fled to Canusium after the battle of Cannae, B. C. 216. For this act of liberality thanks were afterwards returned her by the senate. (Liv. 22.52, 54; V. Max. 4.8.2.)

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