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Pentăpŏlis , is, f., = Πεντάπολις.
I. A district of five towns on the Dead Sea, Sol. 35; Vulg. Sap. 10, 6.—
II. A district of Cyrene, on the Libyan Sea, Sex. Ruf. Brev. 13; Sen. Verg. A. 4, 42.—Hence, Pentă-pŏlĭtānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Pentapolis, i. e. to Cyrene, Cyrenaic: “regio,Plin. 5, 5, 5, § 31.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 4.42
    • Old Testament, Wisdom, 10.6
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.31
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