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Marrūcīni (Marūcīni ), ōrum, m.,
I.a people of Italy, on the Adriatic coast, near the river Aternus, whose chief city was Teate, now Chieti, Cic. Clu. 69, 197; id. Phil. 7, 9, 23; Caes. B. C. 1, 23; Liv. 8, 29; 26, 11 al.; Plin. 3, 12, 17, § 106.—Hence, Marrūcīnus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Marrucini, Marrucinian: “ager,Liv. 27, 43; Plin. 2, 83, 85, § 199: “montes,Stat. S. 4, 4, 86: “pubes,Sil. 8, 521: “gens,id. 15, 566.—Adv.: Marrūcīnē , in the Marrucine manner, i. e. faithfully, since the faithfulness of the Marrucini was proverbial, Tert. adv. Marc. 5, 17.
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