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Rēgium (Rhēg- ) (Lĕpĭdi ), ĭi, n.
I. A city in Gallia Cisalpina, on the Via Aemilia, now Reggio, Brut. ap. Cic. Fam. 11, 9, 2; 12, 5, 2; Inscr. Orell. 78 and 3983.— Hence, Rēgĭenses , ĭum, m., the inhabitants of Regium, Cic. Fam. 13, 7, 4; Inscr. Orell. 4133.—
II. A city in the southern part of Calabria on the Sicilian strait, now Reggio, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 33, §§ 55, 56; 2, 4, 60, § 135; Sall. J. 28, 6; Liv. 23, 30, 9; Tac. A. 1, 53 (called Region, Ov. M. 14, 48).—Hence, Rēgīnus (Rhēg- ), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Regium: “litora,Sil. 13, 94: “ager,Cic. Phil. 1, 3, 7: “municipes,id. ib. 1, 3, 7, § 8.—Hence, as subst.
I. Plur.: Rēgīni , ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Regium, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 11 fin.; 2, 5, 18 fin.; id. Att. 15, 7, 1.—
II. Sing.: Rēgīnus , i, m., a Roman name, a commander on the southern coast, A. U. C. 705, Cic. Att. 10, 12, 1.
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