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dĕcennis , e, adj. id.,
I.of ten years (post-Aug.): “bellum, of the Greeks before Troy,Quint. 8, 4, 22; “also proelium,Petr. 89, 2, 8: “obsidio (Veiorum),Flor. 1, 12, 8: “equae,ten years old, Plin. 8, 44, 69; cf.: “decenni major asinus,Pall. Mart. 14, 1.—
II. Subst.: decennia , ium, n., = decennalia, a festival under the emperors, held every ten years, Treb. Gall. 5 fin.; cf.: decennalis, no. II.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 8.44
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 8, 4.22
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