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Thapsus or -os , i, f., = Θάψος.
I. A peninsula and city in Sicily, now Magnisi, Ov. F. 4, 477; Verg. A. 3, 689; Sil. 14, 206.—
II. A city in Africa Propria, famed for Cæsar's victory over the partisans of Pompey, now Baltah, Plin. 5, 4, 3, § 25; Liv. 33, 48; Auct. B. Afr. 28, 1; 44, 1; 46, 4; 79, 3; 80, 2.—Hence, Thapsĭtāni , ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Thapsus, Auct. B. Afr. 97, 2.
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